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Women's History Month: Home

This guide provides informaton on Women's History Month and provides information on books and web sites dealing with women.

Women's History Month

President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation regarding women's history.  In February 1980 he signed a proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980, as National Women's History Week.  In 1987 Congress passed Public Law 100-9 which designated March as Women's History Month. (Women's History Month web site)


Collage of famous women

Photos - Library of Congress

Picture a Scientist

For Women's History Month, Farhad's Film Series is presenting the documentary Women First & Foremost.

Guide Author

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Leslie N. Todd
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