12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
NASA announced the names of the 18 astronauts that will start training for its new moon mission, Artemis. Of the 18, half are women. One of them will be the first woman to walk on the moon. Safety is a big concern. Landing on the moon is no easy feat.…
The 19th amendment to the US Constitution was originally proposed in 1923. It says: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” Nearly 100 years later, the Equal Rights Amendment – ERA, for short…
From July 14 to 16, 2017, people gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, to celebrate Convention Days. This weekend marked the 100th anniversary of when women were granted the right to vote in New York State. The celebration was held in Seneca Falls, the same location where the very first…
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Susan B. Anthony’s Petition to Congress
Video: The Raye Montague Story
Program Director of Ships Raye Montague tells the story of how she became an engineer for the US Navy.
Women’s Rights Park Tweets
RT @CanyonlandsNPS: Change comes in time. As @WomensRightsNPS said, "Equality Day gives us hope that as our young nation continues to grow,…(about 3 weeks ago)
RT @NPCA: The #19thAmendment ratification 101 years ago today was a huge step forward, but not the end of the fight for universal suffrage.…(about 3 weeks ago)
RT @NatParkTrust: Did you know that in the 1990's, we helped the @NatlParkService preserve & share an important story behind the Women's Ri…(about 3 weeks ago)
August 2, 2021 Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, visitors to Women'… https://t.co/NKjkrvToqX(about 2 months ago)