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Showing entries tagged: National Women's History Month


Celebrating Pioneer MPL Director Theresa West

By Jill F. and Tobias F. on Mar 1, 2023 12:00 AM

Women’s History Month is a great time to examine the influence of women in librarianship in general, and the role of one woman in particular. Read the fascinating history of Theresa West, MPL's first female library director.

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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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