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Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
Barcelona Unmasked: Cabaret, Cuisine, and Carnival
Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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Jönköping N, Sweden
Amalia Eriksson Statue
The trailblazing Swedish businesswoman created a beloved minty candy called polkagris.
Added by Ell Hughes
Meet Ann Gregory, Who Shattered Racist and Sexist Barriers in the Golf World
An unheralded sports pioneer, she was known as "The Queen of Negro Women’s Golf."
November 15, 2017
How an Amateur Astronomer Became One of History's Greatest Solar Observers
Hisako Koyama is finally getting scientific recognition for her decades of patience and precision.
November 08, 2017
The Grim Crime-Scene Dollhouses Made by the ‘Mother of Forensics’
They're perfectly to scale, and all based on real cases.
October 06, 2017
The Unconventional Life of Mary Walker, the Only Woman to Have Received the U.S. Medal of Honor
Dress reformer, women's rights activist, and all-around pioneer.
September 27, 2017
The Importance of Nancy Holt, the Woman Who Revolutionized Land Art
Overlooked for too long, her work added crucial depth to the movement.
September 26, 2017
The Banned 1910s Magazine That Started a Feminist Movement in Japan
"Bluestockings" was the "Sassy" for young women of Meiji-era Japan.
September 22, 2017
Found: Evidence That a Lavish Burial Honored a Viking Warrior Woman
Turns out they weren't just myths.
September 08, 2017
America's First Butter Sculptor Was an Artist and a Celebrity
Despite her success, Caroline Shawk Brooks never forgot her sweet, creamy roots.
September 05, 2017
The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books
Librarians are amazing.
August 31, 2017
Tatyana Markus Memorial
A tribute to a Ukrainian heroine who went undercover and killed several Nazi operatives.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Fannie Quigley, the Alaska Gold Rush's All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook
She used mine shafts as a beer fridge and shot bears to get lard for pie crusts.
August 21, 2017
The Hunt for a Missing Canadian Lily
The pioneering horticulturist Isabella Preston bred the George C. Creelman lily in 1916. At some point in the 1940s, it seems to have vanished.
August 14, 2017
Site of Sojourner Truth's 'Ain't I A Woman' Speech
But did the famous feminist and abolitionist ever really say those iconic four words?
Added by markallender
Beatrix Potter's Greatest Work Was a Secret, Coded Journal She Kept as a Teen
It took a dedicated superfan 13 years to translate it.
June 16, 2017
The Scandalous Life of Nurse and Adventurer Kate Marsden
She spent 11 months trekking to Siberia to find a cure for leprosy, but her love life overshadowed everything.
May 26, 2017
Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s
She owned 27 Harleys and rode them all over the United States.
May 18, 2017
The Amazing Life and Work of Maria Sibylla Merian
The beautiful botanical illustrations of a 17th-century entomologist, artist, and adventurer.
May 17, 2017
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