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This is a very light week in women’s history. However, a great milestone for African American and Civil Rights came to a close. September 20, 1973- With 90 million people watching, Billie Jean King, a tennis player, wins the “Battle of the Sexes” against Bobby Riggs.

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Women in History

Posted: (26 days ago) This is a very light week in women’s history. However, a great milestone for African American and Civil Rights came to a close. September 20, 1973- With 90 million people watching, Billie Jean King, a tennis player, wins the “Battle of the Sexes” against Bobby Riggs.

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September Historical Fiction book releases | Women in History

Posted: (9 days ago) For readers, like myself, I wanted to put together a list of historical fiction novels that are coming out in September. This is not ALL the books being released. There are a lot of reprints or new editions of existing books coming out. I did not just focus on women in history because I like…

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Elizabeth Van Lew-A Short profile | Women in History

Posted: (9 days ago) The American Civil War is one of the most defining moments in U.S. history. Under the presidency of Abraham Lincoln, southern states, including Virginia, broke away from the United States to become the Confederate States of America. The main issue that drove a wedge between the north and the south was slavery. It is fairly…

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Book Recommendation: The Spymistress | Women in History

Posted: (11 days ago) The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini This book is a historical fiction novel that follows the life of Elizabeth Van Lew through the Civil War and her work as a spy for the north. The story begins April 1861 at the start of the Civil War when Virginia is deciding whether to secede from the north.…

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This day in history! | Women in History

Posted: (6 months ago) It has been a while. I am getting things together to launch again. I decided to go back to school which threw a wrench in my blogging. I know this particular blog has taken many relaunches. But, we are going to relaunch again! Now that things have evened out, I am back at it! …

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Week in women’s history September 13 to September 19 ...

Posted: (7 days ago) This week is full of firsts, some very sad news, and some accidents. September 14, 1927- Isadora Duncan was killed in a car accident on this day. Her scarf became entangled in one of the wheels and broke her neck. She was a California born dancer who was popular in the U.S. and Europe. Duncan…

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