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Women's History Month Resources: Women's History in Nevada

March is Women's History Month, and UNLV Libraries wants to celebrate by sharing with you some of our women-focused research sources, including some unique resources only housed right here at UNLV.

Women's History in Nevada

Photographs of women registering to vote, Las Vegas (Nev.) from the Clinton Wright Photograph Collection. Clinton Wright Photograph Collection, 1964-1971. PH-00379. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


Women in Nevada A Legacy Digital Project- The Women in Nevada History Legacy Digital Project is a website that contains biographical information, audio, and video that fills in the gaps in the history of women's participation in the development of the state of Nevada.

Makers: Women in Nevada History- Makers: Women in Nevada History is a digital projected created by Vegas PBS and UNLV's Women's Research Institute of Nevada. The website features documentary style videos about prominent women in Nevada history as well as the contributions women made to the state. The website also features a curriculum guide for grades 6-12.

Nevada Women's History Project- The Nevada Women's History Project was founded  by former Clark County State Senator Jean Ford to collect and disseminate information  about Nevada women.

Nevada Suffrage Centennial- The Nevada Suffrage Centennial website celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The website contains biographies of Suffragists, blogs, and information about how women in Nevada lobbied for the right to vote.

Changing Women, Changing Lives: Nevada Women's Community Engagement- The Changing Women, Changing Lives digital project was created by UNLV History graduate students. The mission of Changing Women, Changing Lives: Nevada Women's Community Engagement is to highlight and depict the activism and engagement of Nevada women during points of profound national change.

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