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All About Women

 
 
A woman suffragette holding an American flag.

Helen Hitchcock: Woman Suffragette. Courtesy Library of Congress.

This month, it’s all about women — women’s history, that is. Yes, March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the female struggle for equal rights and the many contributions women have made to every facet of our society throughout history.

This is a good time to remember Trinity’s mission, which includes a commitment to the education of women and the advancement of equity, justice and honor in the education of all people. Trinity is also grounded in the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, whose goal is education for all — but particularly for women, children, and those living in poverty “in the most abandoned places.”

Throughout the month, the library will keep a display of Women’s History materials by the front computers. Stop by; read up on our six showcase women and their sisters-in-arms; and check out a book or two.

Don’t have time to stop in? View these online resources from anywhere using your myALADIN login:

General Resources

Michelle Obama wearing a green coat at the 2009 Inaugural Parade.

Michelle Obama at the 2009 Inaugural Parade. Courtesy Library of Congress.

Our Six Showcase Women

Finally, get out and about the DC area this March by visiting these Women’s History sites:

This is a tiny slice of women’s history, and we hope you’ll use it as a jumping-off point for your own explorations!

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