Each year in the month of March, Trexler Library takes the time to recognize and celebrate women—past, present, and future—who have and continue to leave lasting impacts and significant contributions in American history. Although Women's History Month wasn't officially observed until 1982, women of all demographics have fought for themselves and their rights long before significant changes took place within legislature. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Blackwell, Sandra Day O'Connor and so many more women have pioneered in the face of adversity and paved pathways for future generations of women to stand, advocate, and fight for equal rights.
In this guide, you will find dozens of books, movies, and resources that display the determination, strength, and courage of women throughout history and women today.
This month's display highlights women throughout history that may not have been recognized for the outstanding accomplishments and contributions to American history and society. Some notable women featured on this display are:
You can also find title covers of books we own within our collection about these women and many others and the legacies they left on display as well.
This display was created by Trexler Library's Day Circulation Supervisor, Gloria Biser.