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    Women's History Month on the Flickr Commons: A Final Batch

    • Date: March 23, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: We've just added a final batch of photographs to our "Science Service" set on the Flickr Commons in honor of Women's History Month, and there are some interesting new ladies there. You might assume that since the images are from Science Service, they would only feature scientists. However, Science Service, a news service designed to popularize science and to disseminate

  3. Blog Post

    Women's History Month: Celebrating 6 years!

    • Date: March 4, 2014
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: Follow along with the Smithsonian Institution Archives as we celebrate Women's History Month!

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    Thanks for your Help!: Women’s History Month Summary

    • Date: April 7, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: Throughout the month of March, the Smithsonian Institution Archives posted about interesting women from our collections in honor of Women’s History Month. Last month we asked for your help in identifying a new group of women we added to the Flickr Commons in honor of Women’s History Month.

  7. Blog Post

    Formidable: Women in Science

    • Date: March 8, 2009
    • Creator: Ellen Alers
    • Description: In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, this is the first in a series of installments from Smithsonian Institution Archives staff highlighting women in science photographs. We will post portraits of women science here throughout the month. Formidable (adj). Having qualities that discourage attack; tending to inspire awe or wonder. What a word!

  9. Chemist Wanda Margarite Kirkbride Farr (b. 1895] sitting in lab. She was Director of the Cellulose Laboratories of the Chemical Foundation, at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research in Yonkers, New York, doing pioneering work on cellulose synthesis and plastids. She was known for the use of photographs and motion pictures in her research.

    Hats Off to Women in Science!

    • Date: January 15, 2015
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: A nod to the hats of women in science in honor of National Hat Day.

  11. Unidentified man and Marion Schmidt Escallon

    Celebrate Our Fifth Annual Women's History Month!

    • Date: March 5, 2013
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: We're launching new images and blog post to celebrate Women's History Month.

  13. In May 1956, Faye Marley, editor of Independent Woman, asked Jane Stafford to contribute an article about women scientists. Record Unit 7091 - Science Service, Records, circa 1910-1973, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

    Playing Against Type: Women, Science, and Stereotypes

    • Date: April 8, 2014
    • Creator: Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette
    • Description: Even enlightened publications and workplaces can succumb to the fallback position of choosing stereotyped images of female scientists.

  15. Dr. Christine Jones Forman, Senior Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

    Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Women in Science

    • Date: March 14, 2014
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: You can participate in our second Wikipedia edit-a-thon with the goal of increasing the representation of women scientists on Wikipedia!

  17. Blog Post

    “Fair Women Seeking Secrets of Plant and Animal Phenomena”

    • Date: March 3, 2020
    • Creator: Dr. Elizabeth Harmon
    • Description: Exploring news coverage of women’s work in the sciences at the Smithsonian in the early twentieth century.

  19. A portrait of scientist Eva J. Pell smiling.

    American Women of Science: Recovering History, Defining the Future

    • Date: October 6, 2020
    • Creator: Dr. Elizabeth Harmon
    • Description: Attend this year’s Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative Virtual Symposium!

  21. A person stands in a room with scientific instruments. She appears to be working on an experiment.

    Smithsonian Women in Science

    • Date: September 17, 2019
    • Creator: Dr. Elizabeth Harmon
    • Description: Learn how we’re creating a better record of women in science at the Smithsonian.

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    The Archives’ Hidden Women

    • Date: March 15, 2018
    • Creator: Deborah Shapiro
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9246,size=500,center]THE BIGGER PICTURE's “Wonderful Women Wednesday” series profiles the female curators, directors, and research scientists who have risen to prominence in their careers at the Smithsonian.These stories of broken glass ceilings are fascinating, but they barely scratch the surface of the Smithsonian’s female workforce through the

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