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