Smithsonian American Women's History Museum Act

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Senator Susan Collins introduced S.959, the Smithsonian American Women's History Museum Act, to the United States Senate on March 23, 2019. The bill cites the under representation of women in historical accounts, monuments, memorials and museums, specifically the lack of a national museum. The bill proposes to fill that gap and highlight the contributions by women to U.S. History with the establishment of the National Women's History Museum.


  • Feinstein, Dianne 1933-
  • Collins, Susan 1952-
  • United States Congress Senate


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  • S. 959
  • Title 20, Education
  • Bill

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 2019
  • March 28, 2019


  • Women
  • Law
  • New Museums
  • Legislation



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Number of pages: 06; Page numbers: 1-6

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