History In The Headlines

Category: Women's History

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Inspiration for Iconic Rosie the Riveter Image Dies

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the model for an iconic poster associated with Rosie the Riveter, died on December 26 at the age of 86.

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A New Female Pharaoh for Ancient Egypt?

Queen Arsinoë II ruled Egypt as a female pharaoh long before her more famous descendant, Cleopatra VII, according to a new study.

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The Mother Who Saved Suffrage: Passing the 19th Amendment

American women achieved the right to vote on August 18, 1920, thanks in part to a Tennessee legislator with a very powerful mother.