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Women's History Month

Interesting information on women's history, here at the library and out on the web.

Women in History

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. The awakening/Hy Mayer. In: Puck v. 77, no. 1981 (1915 February 20).

Retrieved from American Women (Library of Congress).

"Illustration shows a torch-bearing female labeled 'Votes for Women', symbolizing the awakening of the nation's women to the desire for suffrage, striding across the western states, where women already had the right to vote, toward the east where women are reaching out to her. Printed below the cartoon is a poem by Alice Duer Miller."

Image Collections

Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection, Library of Congress. New Britain, Connecticut. Women welders at the Landers, Frary, and Clark plant. (1943, Gordon Parks).

Retrieved from Rosie Pictures: Select Images Relating to American Women Workers During World War II (Library of Congress).