Mary Jane Reynolds, in St. Louis, Missouri, realized that there was a need for a more efficient, easier way to lift heavy loads on to trucks and ships. So she invented a "Hoisting and Loading Mechanism". Variations on this device are still in use today. Meet more African American Women Inventors who've helped make our lives a whole lot easier!
Come stand among great women at the National Women's Hall of Fame . Then find out how women have been changing the world with a few strokes of a pen or a typewriter key at A Celebration of Women Writers.
Meet Barbara Gwynne, a woman who was 28 years old when Pearl Harbor was bombed and quickly found herself facing the Battle of the Bulge as a Commander of the Women's Air Corps. She's one of the many wonderful interviews in What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?, written by South Kingston High School students.
Women's International Center lets you find out, which inspiring woman's birthday you share!
Women in British Columbia History -Meet the women of British Columbia...read their stories, hear their voices in quotes, find out about their daily lives.
Girls on the Mayflower - learn a little about the history and the fates of the women who sailed on the Mayflower.
Hilary Rodham Clinton speaks out! Read her speech and many others on the Gifts of Speech page. Then meet more First Ladies, all the Presidents wives who've made their mark on history in the United States.
Read the biographies of more than sixty women from all eras who have made a difference. Check out the timeline and the history quiz. It's all a part of the fabulous online celebration at Gale's Celebrating Women's History site. Also check out the cool downloadable Women's History Month Calendar!
What year did Astronomer Maria Mitchell become the first woman elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences? Find out what happened when by using this Timeline of the Women's Rights Movement
Did you know that astronaut and scientist, Shannon Lucid, likes flying, camping, hiking and reading? Found out all about it and so much more on the Women of NASA site. Then head over to the International Women's Air and Space Museum for more women who've made a difference in the fields of aviation and space exploration.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is an American Indian woman who is making history on the Art scene. Check out her work and meet many more women artists in the National Museum of Women in the Arts. There are more great women's biographies too at the Distinguished Women of Past and Present site.
Meet Chien-Shiung Wu, a Nuclear Physicist honored by UCLA's celebration of 20th century women who have made original and important contributions to physics. Want to meet more women scientists? Check out 4000 Years of Women in Science and Mathematics
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