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4 Women Earned Silver Stars in the Same WWII Battle

Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

26 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

By Audrey Webster & Catherine Phelan

10 Back-to-School Books That Will Inspire Readers of All Ages

These stories of overcoming challenges and prejudices will make any reader think fondly of their school days—past, present or future.

By Catherine Phelan

[CLOSED] Get Inspired by 10 Women Who Changed Science and the World

Five lucky winners will get a copy of the new collection by Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans.

By The Archive Staff

One Of The First Two Female FBI Agents Got Her Start In The Marines

Susan Roley Malone had cherished the ideal of working for the Bureau long before a career as an FBI agent was open to women.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

13 Female Scientists Who Shaped Our Understanding of the World

From the smallest atoms to the biggest adventures in space, these women used their scientific knowledge to change the world.

By Audrey Webster

Anna Jarvis and the Surprising History of Mother’s Day

There’s more to the loving holiday than meets the eye.

By Matthew Thompson

A Mother's Love Became Her Most Valuable Weapon

New York's first and only legislative divorce was granted to Eunice Chapman in 1818, along with custody of her children.

By Xavier Piedra

7 Facts About Black Women Who Shaped History

In celebration of Black Women's History Month, discover another side of iconic black women.

By Hezra Martinez

8 Little-Known Women's History Month Facts

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating those who made great strides in the name of equality.

By MacKenzie Stuart

20 Influential Women in History You Need to Know About

Their influence and contributions are impossible to ignore.

By Catherine Phelan

The Tumultuous Life of Mary, Queen of Scots

Take a detailed look at the life of a ruler who inherited the throne when she was just six days old.

By Audrey Webster

The Untold Story of Kate Warne, America's First Female Private Eye

When Kate Warne marched into Allan Pinkerton's office, he couldn't have imagined all she would achieve as his agent.

By Robert Walsh

Night Witches: The Fierce, All-Female Soviet Fighter Pilots of WWII

They flew their first mission in June 1942—and quickly developed a reputation for deadly precision.

By Dave Adams

Discover Emma Goldman's Life of Anarchy in To the Barricades

Goldman was a revolutionary from the start. Her work in the U.S. and Russia shook up governments and oligarchs.

By Shannon Raphael

Ruth Gruber: The Making of a Trailblazing Female Correspondent

In Ahead of Time, Gruber reflects on the early years of her career, including the assignment that took her back to 1930s Germany.

By Olivia Mason

The Midnight Ride of Sybil Ludington

The sixteen-year-old raced through the night to warn fellow colonists of approaching British forces.

By Audrey Webster

Nancy Wake: The Fearless Resistance Fighter Who Led Over 7,000 Soldiers Against the Nazis

“Somebody once asked me ‘Have you ever been afraid?’ Hah! I’ve never been afraid in my life.”

By Robert Walsh

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