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Summary

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.

Author

Collins, Susan 1952-

Subject

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

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • S. 959
  • Title 20, Education
  • Bill

Citation information

Series Vol. number

Contact information

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

Date

  • 2019
  • March 28, 2019

Topic

  • Women
  • Law
  • New Museums
  • Legislation

Form/Genre

Bill

Physical description

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

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