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March is Women's History Month

by Jonathan Bloy on 2017-03-06T12:05:00-06:00

During the month of March, libraries, archives, museums, and schools across the country celebrate the contributions of women to United States history.

Book cover: Women Who Changed The WorldOn display in the library

In celebration of Women’s History Month, librarian Samantha Seagrist is curating displays on influential women throughout U.S. and world history. Browse books about women leaders worldwide in the display above the newspapers and magazines. Check back throughout the month for displays featuring important women in art, science, and more.

To learn more about Women's History Month or to browse images and papers of influential women in U.S. history, visit

Curious about the current state of women in leadership roles worldwide?

In 2015, the Pew Research Center published a detailed study of women and leadership worldwide.

Influential women of Edgewood

Edgewood College has had a long history of female leadership. To learn more about the central role of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters in the history of the College, read Sister Mary Paynter's Phoenix from the Fire, available in print to checkout, or online from the library's digital collections.

Megan Adams
Graduate Assistant

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