Category Archives: Women’s History

Bicycles and Women’s Emancipation

“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel.” Susan … Continue reading

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“Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived”

We are deep into research on medieval English Queens so in the meantime have decided to blog about a new topic in a series of articles on the six wives of Henry VIII. This topic has been covered many times … Continue reading

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A Few Great Resources About Women’s History

I’ve recently “Liked” some new Facebook pages related to History, some specifically about Women’s History, and through these have discovered some wonderful resources that I want to highlight. Is Mise – on Facebook Is Mise is a Facebook page “By, … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Museum

“If society will not admit of woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled.” Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first U.S. female medical doctor From time to time, beginning with Christine de Pizan in 1405, women’s history has been researched and … Continue reading

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