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Cabinet Photo of unidentified young Wild West Woman wearing silk "buckskins" and pointing a Colt.

Check out this guest blog post from author of Wicked Women of New Mexico, Donna Blake Birchell.

Wicked Women of New Mexico

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Suffragists took a cross-country train trip in 1916 to launch the National Woman's Party: bit.ly/NYQQkZ #WHM pic.twitter.com/oRXkh1V4w3

"Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now" (via BBC) The juxtaposition of images is chilling On this day in 1942 the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.

Harriet Hosmer was sent to a school that fostered independence and provided her with creative female role models, she became determined to sculpt. She studied human anatomy, necessary for sculptors but usually forbidden to women. She sailed to Rome in 1852 and gained entrance to the studio of English sculptor John Gibson, where she attracted the patronage of affluent tourists. One of a group of U.S. women sculptors, dubbed the "White Marmorean Flock" by Henry James.

The History Press, Bookstore, Remarkable Women of Hartford Happy Women's History Month!

The History Press, Bookstore, Remarkable Women of Stockton

Women in Science Wednesday! Florence Rena Sabin (1871-1953), anatomist and pioneering medical researcher, was the first woman to hold a full professorship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. #Groundbreaker

Last night, the National Book Critics Circle announced the winners of its prestigious awards for books published in 2013. Not too surprisingly, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche — you might recognize that name from the Beyonce track “***Flawless” — edged out Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch for the big fiction prize for Americanah, the probing novel about Nigerian immigrants that EW chose as one of the best books of last year.

Wonder Woman Celebrate International Womans Day

On the road to promote woman suffrage in 1916, these women brought their cat, Saxon. Source: American History Museum Twitter

Women of mystery

Women's History Month. Love this infographic. Might be an easy thing for Kat to put together for social media with all our women mystery authors.

Shirley Anita Chisholm - First African American woman in Congress and the first African American woman to run for President.

Biographies about famous women in history for kids. This will help in the classroom when we are teaching students something that could be known as boring. A picture grabs the readers attention and would be a great start to a history lesson. Additionally, check out Amazing Grace, The Inspiring Life of Eudora Welty, and Sarah's Courage from The History Press, www.historypress.....

Selma Lagerlöf, first female to win the nobel prize in literature

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Lenora Branch Fulani the first African American to achieve ballot access in all fifty states receiving more votes for President in a U.S. general election than any other woman in history.

This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from. Happy Women's History Month!!!