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women's history month

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)
Alan Westby, March 28, 2017

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is widely recognized both as the most important American woman composer of the Twentieth Century, and as a major figure in the study and preservation of American folk music.


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Christina Rice, March 06, 2017
For many, the predominant image of the post-War woman is the suburban mother and consummate homemaker as immortalized in television characters of the period such as Donna Stone (The Donna Reed Show), Harriet Nelson (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), and June Cleaver (Leave it to Beaver).

 Suffragettes on Parade, LAPL Photo Collection (sometime before 1920)
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration that has taken place yearly since the early 1900s.

Suffragettes

Image:  Suffragettes on parade, LAPL Photo Collection


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