Tag Archives: womens history

Committee on Women Historians Brainstorming Session

The Committee on Women Historians (CWH) invites all interested annual meeting attendees to a brainstorming session on the mission of the committee. Questions will be discussed, like: Should the profession be rethinking the ways in which the public and the private, the professional and the personal have come to be divided in university life? In a moment when many gender inequities in our profession appear to have been remedied and the history of women, gender, and sexuality established in most departments, what are the urgent tasks for the AHA’s Committee on Women Historians? Article By: Debbie Ann Doyle

The 90th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Ninety years ago today, on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was ratified. The amendment had first been introduced in Congress over forty years earlier, in 1878. To explore and celebrate the 19th Amendment here are some images, a film, and lesson plans. Article By: Elisabeth Grant

The HerStory Scrapbook

This year marks the 23rd anniversary of National Women’s History Month and the 90th anniversary of the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. The New York Times has thousands of articles, editorials, and letters documenting both advocates of and opponents to the women’s suffrage movement. The HerStory Scrapbook makes accessible pieces from the New York Times during “the final four years of the women’s suffrage campaign.” Article By: Jessica Pritchard
March 17, 2010