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Black Women’s Suffrage
"The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960. The materials in this collection include photographs, correspondence, speeches, event programs, publications, oral histories, and other artifacts." From the Digital Public Library of America.
The 10 Most Revolutionary Women in Music
This BBC article profiles 10 women pioneers from the music industry, from the 'The Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll' to the inventor of British techno.
Women's History in Music: Lesson Plans
TeachRock.org offers lesson plans for music-loving students to learn about Women's History through the music of women artists. Lesson plans include studies such as: "Women's Perspectives in Country and Tejano Music," "Women's Rights and Music in the 1990s," "Soul Music and the New Femininity," and more!
Women's History in Art
Explore women's historical and cultural contributions to art through exhibitions, virtual events, stories, videos, and podcasts with the online collection from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
The National Women's History Museum Resources
The National Women's History Museum itself is an excellent resource for primary sources and information about Women's History. Use the topical selection filters to find lesson plans, biographies, videos, and other resources for learning about women in activism, art, government, STEM, and more.
Women’s History Resources at the National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History hosts a large Women's History collection that includes artifacts, primary sources, oral histories, lesson plans, and other educational resources for researching both famous and lesser-known women from history.
The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology
This article from Archives.gov profiles 21 women who made historic contributions to science and technology.
Women Rulers of the Ancient and Classical World
This article from ThoughtCo. profiles 13 powerful women leaders from ancient history.
10 Native Women You Should Have Learned About in History Class
This article from Hello Giggle profiles 10 Native American women who were trailblazers in health, science, arts, and human rights.
Women's History with the NYT: Primary Source Activities
These Women's History activities from the NYT have students analyze both historical and recent writings about women and women's issues and include follow up activities like creating maps, art, arguments, and more.
NPS: Teaching the 19th Amendment
The National Parks Service has a lot of fun lessons and activities for learning about the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage. Lesson plans include maps, historic sites, slides, timelines, worksheets, and more.
19th Amendment with the NYT: Primary Source Activities
As a part of the 19th Amendment's centennial celebration, the New York Times put together 19 unique activities for learning about the legislation. The activities have students utilize primary sources to create maps, play a game, analyze arguments for and against women's suffrage, and more.
How Native American Women Inspired the Women’s Rights Movement
An article from the National Parks Service that details the how women's rights activists drew inspiration from Native American cultures.
Women in World History
This series from the Multicultural Kids Blog profiles 31 women from around the world and their contributions to history.
Women's History with Artifacts
The Smithsonian Institute offers lesson plans based on primary sources and artifacts that focus on key moments in US Women's History. Available for grades K through 12.
History of the Women's Movement in the US
This article from History.com follows landmark moments in the women's rights movement in the US, as well as the women who contributed to the movement.
Interactive Timeline of the Women's Movement
This interactive timeline from United Nations Women covers significant milestones in women's rights from around the world. Available in English, Spanish, and French.
WomensHistoryMonth.gov Primary Sources
WomensHistoryMonth.gov is a one-stop shop for learning about Women's History through primary sources. The site makes finding primary sources specific to various women's issues and topics easy on its exhibits/collections and audio/video tabs.
A More Complete Women’s History
This teacher's guide from Learning for Justice challenges educators to go beyond teaching "famous firsts" in Women's History and recognize the contributions of lesser-known but still significant women. The Learning Justice site offers searchable lesson plans for all age groups.
11 Remarkable Women We're Celebrating with Our Kids This Month (& Always)
Eleven women trailblazing humanitarian, activism, and scientific history both in the past and present that your kids (and you!) should know. From Sheknows.com
Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business
The National Women's History Project honors 13 women both from the present and past that made significant impacts on women's rights in business and labor.
Women's History Month Teacher Resources
The National Education Association offers a wealth of resources for teaching Women's History Month, including lesson plans, background resources, printables, and quizzes. For grades K through 12.
National Women's History Month Lesson Plans
Read, Write, Think offers multiple Women's History lesson plans, activities, and resources for grades 9 through 12.
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World
This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places registration file "Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site" and other source materials. It was written by Todd Stoeberl, former Park Ranger, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Students learn about Eleanor Roosevelt's contributions as a humanitarian.
This Is How March Became Women's History Month
An article from Time that looks into the history of the Women's Movement and how Women's History came to be recognized by the month of March.
Women's History Month Printables, Activities, and Resources for Kids
Family Education hosts a large collection of resources to learn about Women's History. Use the search function on to find articles, biographies, printables, activities, and more.
Teacher Planet's: Women's History Month
Teacher's Planet hosts a collection of resources to students to learn about Women's History. The collection includes links to additional resources, activity ideas, lesson plans, printables, worksheets, and more.
Women's History Month Resources
Info Please has a wealth of information for learning about famous women and women's issues, including bios, stats, quizzes, puzzles, and more.
The First Ladies
Learn more about America's First Ladies and their contributions to the nation. From WhiteHouse.gov.
National Women's Hall of Fame
It's Women's History Month all year long at the National Women's Hall of Fame. The website showcases great American Women through history.
National Women's History Project (NWHP)
Recognizing the achievements of Multicultural American women making a positive difference in today's world.