Toolkit

A Toolkit of Women’s History – The Toolkit is designed to help all of us research and interpret women’s history at museums, historic house museums, historic sites and parks. It’s designed to be useful to everyone interested in this field, with its authors pulled from public and academic historians as well as managers and interpreters from historic sites around the country. Throughout this toolkit, close attention is paid to the ways that race, ethnicity, and class also shape the experiences, opportunities and challenges women and girls face in particular times and places. A Toolkit of Women’s History seeks to help improve research and interpretation of half of humanity–that is, to tell the history of women– through the women and girls relevant to a site. Assume women were important and you’ll find them, even in the most unlikely places!