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SIRS Discoverer Spotlight: Women’s History Month

Three suffragists casting votes in New York City, ca. 1917 <br />  by National Photo Company Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, via ProQuest SIRS Discoverer [Public Domain]

Three suffragists casting votes in New York City, ca. 1917
by National Photo Company Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, via ProQuest SIRS Discoverer [Public Domain]

Who are the important women in your life? Your mom? Your grandmother? A coach? A favorite teacher? March is a great time to tell them how special they are, because it’s Women’s History Month! During Women’s History Month, people across the nation honor women and their accomplishments. SIRS Discoverer celebrates Women’s History Month by introducing you to women who helped make a difference, such as civil rights leader Sojourner Truth; brave aviator Amelia Earhart; the first woman in the U.S. Congress, Jeannette Rankin; and the first female astronaut in space, Sally Ride. Also learn about significant events in women’s history, including the Equal Rights Amendment, Title IX, and the birth of the Girl Scouts. Visit March’s Discoverer Spotlight of the Month and honor women who make a difference.

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