Archive for December, 2009

Clandestine Women

December 31st, 2009

Did you know that TV chef Julia Child was a spy during WWII? This exhibit covers women in the intelligence community from the American Revolution through the Cold War. Notable women such as Harriet Tubman, Virginia Hall, and Ethel Rosenberg are profiled. Learn more about the roles women played in the intelligence community in Clandestine Women: Spies in American History.

New Mission Statement

December 16th, 2009

NWHM has a new mission statement:

The National Women’s History Museum affirms the value of knowing Women’s History, illuminates the role of women in transforming society and encourages all people, women and men, to participate in democratic dialogue about our future.

Young and Brave: Girls Changing History

December 11th, 2009

Did you know that as a teen, Eliza Pinckney increased indigo production by 2,500% in just two years? Read more about the amazing girls who demonstrated bravery and courage in our nation’s history and are ideal role models for today’s girls in Young and Brave: Girls Changing History.