Josephine Seuringer Mahoney attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing between 1953 and 1956, eventually teaching nursing, raising four children, and ultimately working...

A glorious sea of American flags, crowded streets, and Fifth Avenue skyscrapers, The Fourth of July, 1916 (The Greatest Display of the American Flag Ever Seen in New York,...

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History presents this special installation featuring documents that represent the views and activities of Americans involved in slavery...

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro (1935–2011) became the first woman nominated for national office by a major political party when presidential nominee Walter Mondale announced her...

This special installation examines children’s experience of the suffrage movement. An 11-year-old Dorothy Eisner sketched women in fanciful hats in a march, while a younger...

In commemoration of the anniversary of September 11, 2001, Views of the World Trade Center: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara documents the ever-evolving landscape of...

Billie Jean King’s tireless fight against sexism remains relevant today when women still face inequality from the halls of government to the sports field. An early supporter of...

A highlight of the Center for Women’s History, Women’s Voices is a multimedia digital installation where visitors can discover the hidden connections among exceptional...

The meaning of the first three words of the U.S. Constitution—“We the people…”—has changed over the course of our nation’s history, and who constitutes “the people” is a topic...

Our vast silver collection presents American history in a unique way. Early New York silver reflected the multiethnic society that characterized the Dutch settlement of New...

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