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Women's History

To explore the achievements and events in women's history

Bessie Coleman - the first female African American pilot

 

Bessie Coleman flamboyuantly performed stunts and aerial acrobatics before audiences in the United States and Europe.

Inspiring many young women, her determination helped her overcome poverty, racism, and gender discrimination.

LEARN ABOUT THESE WOMEN:

LEARN MUCH MORE.

Please explore two tabs at top for women's history "By Time, Event, or Movement" and "By Name." Also, learn about the organization which initiated "Women's History Month" at the following link.

Alice Paul began her life as a quiet girl from a strict Quaker family in New Jersey.

Read the transcript of taped   "Conversations with Alice Paul: Woman Suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment."  Also, see below, a new book about her.

Kayla Mueller - Yesterday a contemporary, a "free spirit" with empathy for others; now, part of history.

 

In a letter from Kayla to her parents: "I have come to see that there is good in every situation, sometimes we just have to look for it."   Learn about this 26 year old U.S. aid worker in our library's databases.

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

This Guide was prepared by Victoria E. Wollny, MLS. Your suggestions are welcome. Please send to victoria.wollny@ucc.edu or click on Comments below.

 Related UCC Library SUBJECT GUIDES include; Biography, History, New Jersey History, Sociology, Veterans Resources.

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