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March is Women's History Month
"Women's History Month is a time to remember those who fought to make that freedom as real for our daughters as for our sons. Written out of the promise of the franchise, they were women who reached up to close the gap between what America was and what it could be. They were driven by a faith that our Union could extend true equality to every citizen willing to claim it." - President Obama Click here for the complete Presidential Proclamation -- Women's History Month, 2013
March 3rd marks 100 years since suffragists marched on Washington. The "National Policy of Nagging" Pinterest board, created by the National Archives, honors this anniversary. Suffragists faced a difficult road in their march towards equality. Even some women opposed giving women the right to vote. One letter called it "an endorsement of nagging as a national policy." Here is more information regarding the suffragists' celebration, plus many other women's historical and special events and historical in March...
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. Read more here