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by Sarah Parker Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was one of the most famous poets of the twentieth century. From her early success with the long poem ‘Renascence’ (which earned her a scholarshi... read more »
There is now an Official TrowelBlazers Quiz….! read more »
by Tine Hreno This was originally posted here “Editha Jackson” THE coming and going of Ann O’Delia Diss Debar are mysteries for there is no record of her birth and no trace of her de... read more »

First Women Nurses

30 July 2014
History of American Women NursesNurses in the Revolutionary War (1775-1783)The Revolutionary War shifted the role of some women from housewives to caregivers on the battlefront. Soon after the Contine... read more »
By Ginny Engholm As everyone who reads this blog (or is on Facebook or Twitter) is by now well aware, the Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Hobby Lobby case has dealt yet another powerful blow to... read more »
The Summer 2014 issue of the Colonial Williamsburg magazine includes an interview with William Hunter, as portrayed by Sam Miller. Hunter was one the the town’s Loyalists. Though he remained in town... read more »
With the centennial anniversary of the commencement of the Great War, World War I, occurring yesterday perhaps Americans will become more conscious of the commemoration that has been underway in Europ... read more »
Snapshots: From Bloomers to Bikinis: An Evolution of Women’s Swimwear... read more »
Are you as obsessed with spies as we are? As we admitted on Sunday, here at W&M we can’t get enough intrigue. To satisfy our curiosity, we’ve teamed up with regular contributor Karen... read more »
By  Tom O’Donnell In order to conjure up the sexual practices of our forebears we have to bridge gaps. Gaps in language, time and ways of thinking. In order to write a history of medieval sexua... read more »
 Our guest for July is Sue Reid, whose work is always triggered by a historical event or character.Sue Reid has always had a passion for history, and for writing stories about it, but it wasn’t... read more »
The June issue of the English Historical Review contains a very fine review of The Most Remarkable Woman in England which is all the more enjoyable because it was written by Adrian Bingham, who is no... read more »

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WHC uses RSS feeds to find content: it aggregates blogs dedicated to (or primarily focused on) women's and/or gender history as well as those that cover other topics but have significant women's history categories; in addition, it uses keyword filters to include a number of blogs that regularly contain relevant material but do not have a specific category with a discoverable RSS feed.

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