Resources

Explore all of the resources the National Women’s History Museum has created.  There are lesson plans, biographies, posters, primary sources, and more. You can search by topic, theme, or resource type. 

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Propaganda

Propaganda was an important part of helping America wage war during World War II
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In the Military

In 1942 Congress created the women’s auxiliary army which allowed women to volunteer for  units attached to the military.
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On the Farm

Food supplies became a major concern on the home front and abroad during WWII.
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Little Rock Nine

Imagine showing up to your first day of school and being greeted by an angry mob and the National Guard.
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Freedom Summer

During the summer of 1964, hundreds of college students flooded Mississippi to register African Americans to vote.
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The Sit-In Movement

Being served at a lunch counter was normal for whites, but African Americans were not allowed to sit at lunch counters throughout the South.
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