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Women's History in America: Highlights Collections

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In celebration of Women's History Month, this collections highlights some of the many accomplished and influential women in science, art, women's rights, and athletics throughout history. This is a Smithsonian Learning Lab topical collection, which contains images, text, recordings, and other multimedia resources that may complement Tween Tribune features for Women's History Month 2018:

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Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934)

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Chien-Shiung Wu

National Portrait Gallery

Grace Murray Hopper

National Portrait Gallery

Barbara McClintock (1902-1992)

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Rachel Louise Carson

National Portrait Gallery

Maxine Singer

National Portrait Gallery

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson at the NMAAHC Grand Opening Dedication Ceremony

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The “Rope Mother” Margaret Hamilton

National Air and Space Museum

Arrival of Yayoi Kusama's Pumpkin

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Coloring Frida Kahlo

National Museum of American History

Untitled (No), from the Untitled Portfolio

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Barbara Kruger Time Lapse - Hirshhorn Museum

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Eclipse

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Elaine de Kooning, Portrait in a Minute

National Portrait Gallery

Elaine de Kooning, Portrait in a Minute

National Portrait Gallery

Elaine de Kooning Self-Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

The True History of Suffragette

Smithsonian Magazine

Lucretia Coffin Mott

National Portrait Gallery

Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Belva Ann Lockwood

National Portrait Gallery

Jane Addams

National Portrait Gallery

Carrie Chapman Catt

National Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

National Portrait Gallery

Laura Clay

National Portrait Gallery

Anna Howard Shaw

National Portrait Gallery

Alice Paul with Suffrage Banner, 1920

National Museum of American History

Alice Paul: Champion of Woman Suffrage

National Museum of American History

[Sojourner Truth]

Anacostia Community Museum

May Gorslin Preston Slosson (1858-1943)

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Kate Millett

National Portrait Gallery

Eleanor Holm and Helene Madison

National Portrait Gallery

"Babe" Didrikson

National Portrait Gallery

Wilma Rudolph

National Portrait Gallery

Debi Thomas

National Portrait Gallery

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

National Portrait Gallery

Venus and Serena Williams

National Portrait Gallery

Mia Hamm

National Portrait Gallery

Marion Jones

National Portrait Gallery

Chris Evert

National Portrait Gallery

Chromogenic print of Gabby Douglas performing

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Emily Hoskins: Paralympic Gold Medalist and University of Illinois Alumna

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage