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Showing entries tagged: National Women's History Month


Theodora Winton Youmans

By Heather S on Mar 20, 2015 9:35 AM

Theodora Winton Youmans was a journalist, editor and women's rights activist who was influential in the women's suffrage movement in Wisconsin in the early decades of the 20th century.

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Hildegard Chada: A Depression-Era Pioneer

By Tim R on Mar 18, 2015 10:32 AM

Can you imagine walking 2 miles to work everyday, with all your supplies carried in an onion sack over your shoulder, and once you've made it there you still have to climb up an 85-foot ladder?

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Eveline M. Burns

By Brett R on Mar 16, 2015 11:30 AM

Today is the 115th birthday of Eveline M. Burns, who helped lay the groundwork for Social Security and other social welfare programs in the U.S.

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