127 Years and Counting


Throughout 2020, we have been commemorating the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment which made it possible for most women to vote. Did you know that this year Colorado women will be celebrating 127 years of voting? On November 7th, Colorado marks the anniversary of the 1893 referendum which gave the women of [...]

127 Years and Counting2020-10-25T12:55:36-06:00

The Globe Trotteresses


Claiming the World As Victorian women began looking towards the larger world, they also demanded to be recognized in the arts and sciences.  Traveling in the 1900s was a man’s pursuit and women were not admitted to the professional and academic organizations that funded travel expeditions.  London’s prestigious Royal Geographical Society stated, “The professional female [...]

The Globe Trotteresses2020-09-15T11:31:36-06:00

The Suffragents


The Women's Suffrage movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries began as a smaller group of women looking for the right to vote and grew into a massive cross-country campaign. However, the movement itself was not just made of women. In fact, from the beginning, some men took part in the fight for [...]

The Suffragents2020-05-06T15:36:37-06:00

A History of Women’s History Month


Women’s Day Banner, C. 1975. Courtesy of History.com Women have been making history in our country since long before the founding of what we now know as the United States of America. However, their contributions were often looked over or relegated to the footnotes of history due to patriarchal norms in society. During the early [...]

A History of Women’s History Month2020-03-23T09:05:49-06:00
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