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March 24, 2021

Daisy Lampkin

Best known as a widely respected NAACP organizer, Daisy Lampkin spent decades tirelessly crusading for civil and women’s rights through a variety of local and national organizations.

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March 19, 2021

Meet Winnie the Welder

Today “Rosie the Riveter” symbolizes all American women who worked in the nation’s defense industries during World War II. Congress confirmed this when the Senate passed a bill authorizing the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal at the end of 2020.

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December 22, 2020

Why Women’s History Initiatives Matter

An October post featuring Pittsburgh businesswomen garnered such great response that it deserved a follow up. These efforts remind us why celebrations like the 19th Amendment Centennial need to go forward despite pandemic challenges and why projects such as the History Center’s “Women Forging the Way” initiative and the Smithsonian’s “Because of Her Story” are crucial.

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