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Women's History Month

A collection of information about Women's History: from ladies who broke the norm to looks at women's lives throughout history (an area traditionally left out of the history books). The 2014 theme of the Month is Women of Courage, Character, & Commitment.

Sponsored by Sweet Briar College, dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches by inspirational, influential and contemporary, women from around the world. Cool

DoDLive: Flight Nurses Revolutionize Military Medical Care - Article describes the development of flight nurses during WW2 and the accomplishments of some of the most notable nurses.

[Ebook] You will need your barcode to access off campus. Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II. Maureen Honey corrects the distorted picture of women's roles in World War II being filled predominantly by white women by collecting photos, essays, fiction, and poetry by and about black women from the four leading African American periodicals of the war period.

[Ebook] You will need your barcode to access off campus. Women Through Women's Eyes: Latin American Women in Nineteenth-Century Travel Accounts draws from ten insightful accounts by female visitors to Latin America in the nineteenth century. These firsthand tales bring a number of Latin American women into focus: nuns, market women, plantation workers, the wives and daughters of landowners and politicians, and even a heroine of the independence movement.

Mrs. Nancy Harkness Love, 28, director of the U.S. Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron, adjusts her helmet in the cockpit of an Army plane before taking off from an eastern United States base. The women under her command will ferry planes from factories to coastal airports, from which they will be flown to overseas battle fronts. (National Archives, Record Group 208, ARC 535775)