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March marks National
Women’s History Month, a celebration of the often overlooked contributions women
have made to history. The month evolved from National
Women’s History Week, established in 1978 by the Education Task Force of Sonoma
County, Calif., to coincide with International
In 1981, Congress issued a joint resolution supporting Women’s History Week. In 1987,
the National Women’s
History Project petitioned Congress to expand the celebration to the entire month
of March. Since then, the National Women’s History Month resolution has been approved
every year with bipartisan support in both the House and Senate.
Celebrate Women’s History Month by researching your female ancestors. Here are
a few of our online resources: