"The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that...women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves." - Louise Otto (Louise Otto-Peters), German activist, 1819-1895 It was just over 40 years ago that students across the United States weren’t learning about women in their history books. In 1978, activists Molly MacGregor, Paula Hammett and Bette Morgan convinced the Educational Task Force of Sonoma County, California, to host a “Women’s History Week.”i In 1980, the group coalesced into the National Women’s History Project, which would go on to successfully lobby Congress and the White House for first...
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