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EVENT: She Traveled Solo: Strong Women in the Early 20th Century
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A talk about the power of history, and why female role models are vital in bringing social change. Using historical photographs, primary documents, and h...Show more A talk about the power of history, and why female role models are vital in bringing social change. Using historical photographs, primary documents, and hand-drawn illustrations, Tessa Hulls takes participants into the lives of intrepid female adventurers who lived through the turn of the 20th century -- before the right to vote or the right to own property. In sharing these stories and her own, Hulls illuminates the power of history in today's world and demonstrates why female role models are vital in affecting social change. Co-hosted by the Stanwood Area Historical Society, Washington Humanities, and the Camano Island Library Friends. Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm, Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center Show less
EVENT: Women in History
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Celebrate Women's History Month! Remembering and recounting tales of our ancestors' talents, sacrifices, and commitments inspires today's generations and ...Show more Celebrate Women's History Month! Remembering and recounting tales of our ancestors' talents, sacrifices, and commitments inspires today's generations and opens the way to the future. Members of the Whidbey Island American Association of University Women portray some of the unforgettable women in history. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm, Oak Harbor Library Show less
EVENT: Washington's Undiscovered Feminists
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In commemoration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable women of the Pacific Northwest. Funded by Humanit...Show more In commemoration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable women of the Pacific Northwest. Funded by Humanities Washington and the League of Women Voters. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism whose inspiring stories reach back to the early years of our region. Meet the pioneering photographer Imogen Cunningham, Black American jazz musician Ruby Bishop, Chinese American artist Priscilla Chong Jue, Leftist journalist Anna Louise Strong, and Native American linguist Vi Hilbert. Drawing on her own experience as an activist and writer, she explores how these women inspired others and changed our state and our society. Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm, Oak Harbor Library Show less
Shaping the Public Good
Women Making History in the Pacific Northwest
Book - 2015
Wonder Women
25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History
Book - 2016
Modern HERstory
Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
Book - 2018
African American Women
Photographs From the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Book - 2015
Girl Squads
20 Female Friendships That Changed History
Book - 2018
The Woman's Hour
The Great Fight to Win the Vote
Book - 2018
Dear Ijeawele, Or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Book - 2017
Women & Power
A Manifesto
Book - 2017
The Feminist Revolution
The Struggle for Women's Liberation
Book - 2018
Women's History Month: A Book Every Day
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A reading list for children and teens created by Social Justice Books. A reading list for children and teens created by Social Justice Books. Show less
Taking Care of Business: Women's History Month
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Celebrate Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business! These women run media and entertainment empires, social media companies, and other kinds of corporatio...Show more Celebrate Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business! These women run media and entertainment empires, social media companies, and other kinds of corporations. They are entrepreneurs and big business CEOs. Learn about the hard won successes of women in business, past and present. Show less
Where My Ladies at?
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Sno-Isle Libraries' Bibliofiles Blog post celebrating remarkable women in STEM. Sno-Isle Libraries' Bibliofiles Blog post celebrating remarkable women in STEM. Show less
Unladylike: The Way of the Uncooperative Woman
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Sno-Isle Libraries' Bibliofiles Blog post about women defying traditional gender norms. Sno-Isle Libraries' Bibliofiles Blog post about women defying traditional gender norms. Show less
Casting Call: Strong Female Leads
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A selection of fiction titles led by fierce, independent women. A selection of fiction titles led by fierce, independent women. Show less
Celebrating Women
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A collection of media celebrating all women in honor of Women's History Month. A collection of media celebrating all women in honor of Women's History Month. Show less
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