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Women's History Month March


About Women's History Month

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.


Rosa Parks Rosa Parks (1913-2005)


Online Resources:

National Women's History Museum

Library of Congress Digital Collections: Women's History

National Women's History Alliance

United Nations. International Women's Day March 8

International Women's Day

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International Women's Day 2022 - Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow YouTube Presentation

The Women Suffrage Centennial: Impact and legacy National Archives YouTube Channel

What is Women's History Month? - National Women's History Month Facts for Kids

 migrant mother 1936'Migrant Mother' 1936. Dorothea Lange


Beanstack Reading Challenge

Join the Women Changemakers Challenge March 1 - 31st : Throughout the month of March, participants in the challenge can earn virtual badges for reading books from our curated list about women who made a difference! At the end of the month, one lucky winner will receive a prize! The more badges you earn, the greater the likelihood it will be you!


Read: Nonfiction

American women's almanac: 500 years of making history / Deborah G. Felder

The Book of gutsy women / Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton

The Astronauts wife's club / Lily Koppel

Who cooked the last supper? The women's history of the world / Rosalind Miles

Women our story / Smithsonian Women forward by Rebecca Boggs

Smithsonian American women : remarkable objects and stories / ed. by Victoria Page

33 Things every girl should know about women's history / ed. by  Tonya Bolden

Hidden figures / Margot Shetterly

womens ice hockey team Women's U.S. Ice Hockey Team, Beijing 2022



Read: Fiction

Sisters in arms / Kaia Alderson

White houses / Amy Bloom

Olive Again / Elizabeth Strout

The giver of stars / Jojo Moyes

Homegoing / Yaa Gyasi

The Joy luck club / Amy Tan

The Vanishing half /  Brit Bennett



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