National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites

Let's put women's history sites on the map!

 

The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) is a non-profit that supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life. The Collaborative makes women’s contributions to history visible so that all women’s experiences and potential are fully valued.

View our newly released “National Votes For Women Trail” database! If you would like to add to our growing list of sites, please complete this form.  If you need assistance completing the form, see our tutorial.

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NVWT Walkers in 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA

Reflections of Rose Parade Outwalkers

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Representing the suffragists of our country would be impossible for just 100 people. There are simply too many luminaries, not to mention the throngs of unrecognized women we are working…

Trail Highlights

Successful GoFundMe Campaign

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A sincere thank you who supported our GoFundMe campaign! Because of your support, and an incredible number of in kind donations by talented women, we reached our goal of creating…

Partner Profile

National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation and Collaborative Partnership

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation has entered into a partnership with the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites to identify, save, and educate the public about American women’s history through women’s sites. Our…

Suffrage Profile

Frances Willard House

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Frances Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Willard became the national president of Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in 1879, and remained president until her death in…

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National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
While the Illinois primary election has passed, it couldn’t be a better time to look back and reflect on elections of the past. Take for example the first time women
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
Home Afro Briefs Black Women and the Vote: Lifting as We Climb By Special to the AFRO - March 20, 2020 1643 Facebook Twitter Pinterest By Jean Thompson Special to the AFRO The year was 1896. Distinguished leaders of African American women’s clubs from across the nation met in Washington, D.C. and ...
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
BOISE — It wasn’t until a century ago that some American women were able to cast their first votes, but Idahoans were ahead of the curve.
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
It's the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
Two Aldo Leopold Charter School students, Ajalaa Claussen and Kenya Leahy, have undertaken what they’re calling the Yellow Rose Project, which honors the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and aims to encourage youth to exercise their right to vote. Because the suffragist movement used a yell...