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Women's History Resources

Women's History Month

March is Women's History month!

Women's History Month began in 1980 when then President Carter declared the first women's history week. Soon after many states expanded the week to the whole month and eventually in 1987 Congress declared the month of March Women's History month. Women's History month is a time to learn about the history of women's rights both within United States History and International history. It is also a time in which important and impactful women of history can be recognized, celebrated, and honored.

This guide highlights a list of campus and local events taking place during the month of March in honor of Women's History Month. This guide also offers an expansive list of library resources relating to Women's history locally, nationally, and internationally. To learn more about Women's History Month visit