Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title Smithsonian American women : remarkable objects and stories of strength, ingenuity, and vision from the National Collection / foreword by Jill Lepore ; introduction by Michelle Delaney ; edited by Victoria Pope and Christine Schrum ; Smithsonian Editorial Committee: Nancy Bercaw, Michelle Delaney, Lisa Kathleen Graddy, Matthew Shindell, and Margaret Weitekamp.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.4097 SMI    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.4097 SMI    Available
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdacarrier
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Notes from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative / by John Davis and Stephanie Stebich -- 1600-1864: Tradition and resistance in a young nation -- 1865-1920: The road to reform -- 1921-1948: The rise of the modern woman -- 1949-1967: Boycotts, sit-ins, and civil unrest -- 1968-2019: Breakthroughs and backlash.
Summary "A unique, panoramic look at women's history in the United States through the lens of ordinary objects from, by, and for extraordinary women. Featuring more than 280 artifacts from 16 Smithsonian museums and archives, and more than 135 essays from 95 Smithsonian authors, this book tells women's history as only the Smithsonian can."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Smithsonian Institution -- Exhibitions.
Women -- United States -- History -- Exhibitions.
Women -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Lepore, Jill, 1966- writer of foreword.
Delaney, Michelle Anne, writer of introduction, editorial committee member.
Pope, Victoria, editor.
Schrum, Christine, editor.
Bercaw, Nancy, editorial committee member.
Graddy, Lisa Kathleen, editorial committee member.
Shindell, Matthew, editorial committee member.
Weitekamp, Margaret A., 1971- editorial committee member.
Smithsonian Institution, issuing body.
Added Title American women : remarkable objects and stories of strength, ingenuity, and vision from the National Collection
ISBN 9781588346650 hardcover $40.00
158834665X hardcover $40.00

Available items only