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Women’s History Month Biographies for Students

Photo of Susan B. Anthony

Photo via US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Women’s History Month is here! And if you liked our students’ guide to Black History Month, you’ll love our big guide to Women’s History Month biographies.

All the big names are here: Susan B. Anthony! Madeleine Albright! Frida Kahlo! Babe Didrikson Zaharias!

Photo of Valentina Tereshkova

Image via Wikimedia Commons

And (a personal fave) superstud astronaut Valentina Tereshkova!  Plus fellow fliers Sally Ride and Bessie Coleman too.

Michelle Obama dances with a smile while holding hands with President Obama and a very small smiling old lady

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

There’s even some crossover between the two months: like the first African-American First Lady, Michelle Obama. Here she is last month, dancing with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin in the Blue Room of the White House.  Susan B. Anthony died in 1906, so Ms. McLaurin just missed by a few years overlapping her. Pretty amazing, history is.

The Library of Congress has a lot more about the history of Women’s History Month itself. (With some wonderful photos!) But if you’re ready to dig into the stories of these amazing women:

Please try our Women’s History Month biographies »

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