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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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Protect American women’s voting rights! on Vimeo. In honor of the August 26, 2020 U.S. centennial celebration, the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) is developi... read more »
Erzsebet or Elizabeth Báthory; the sixteenth-century Hungarian countess is not a household name, but her story is imbedded in popular culture. Elizabeth is believed to have been a mass murderer... read more »
In answer to George Washington’s letter (see previous post) HARRIOT WASHINGTON thanks him for his advice and promises to learn to be a help to her cousin Fanny Bassett Washington, the wife of Ge... read more »
This article titled “Prince Harry says no one in royal family wants to be king or queen” was written by Alexandra Topping, for theguardian.com on Thursday 22nd June 2017 07.11 UTC Being th... read more »
I have recently started working on a project with the Glasgow Women’s Library as a Community Curator which is all a bit fab. I will be doing a post about the library shortly and, when we wo... read more »

Bonding at the Berks

22 June 2017
Jordy Silverstein reviews the 2017 Berkshire Conference on histories of women, genders and sexualities. In the last few days of May, the planes travelling from Australia to New York were delightfully... read more »
Harry Cocks In September 1850, the French savant Louis-Felicien de Saulcy, charged with a Mission Scientifique from the French government, and in the company of a Catholic priest and four young m... read more »
Enlightened Princesses dives into the world of three German Princesses who married into the British royal family. Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz becam... read more »
“Frynd synd on eorþan, / leofe lifgende leger weardiað” [There are friends/lovers on earth, / dear ones living who lie in bed (together)]The Wife’s Lament, a tenth-century... read more »

Civil War Vivandieres

21 June 2017
Vivandieres first appeared in France as women who were part of a regiment and sold spirits (an alcoholic drink) and other items and cared for the sick. These women wore uniforms similar to that of the... read more »
Although the cost of a ticket and the size of the crowds today causes a visitor to cram a visit to the Vatican into a single day, leaving her overwhelmed and fatigued by closing time, the Douglasses s... read more »
The Paul Revere House in Boston’s North End has a busy summer of special events coming up. All of these take place on Saturdays unless described otherwise.27 June, 1:00, 1:45 & 2:30 P.M.John... read more »

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