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Archive: March 2024 (15 Posts)

Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin: Ojibwe Lawyer and Suffragist

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

This Women’s History Month, we look back to women who worked to advance women’s suffrage. One such notable figure is Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin, who worked to advance the rights of Native peoples and women, particularly Indigenous women.   Born in 1863 in Pembina, North Dakota as a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of …

Color illustrated map of Ireland from the early 18th century, delineating the provinces. Town and city names are identified in small print.

Commemorating Irish-American Heritage Month

Posted by: Bailey DeSimone

For St. Patrick's Day and National Irish-American Heritage Month, Bailey looks into the collections to learn a bit more about how Irish-American culture manifested in the United States, immigration law that affected it, and Congressional recognition of the Irish Free State in the 1920s.