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Archive: March 2023 (2 Posts)

The Awakening Photomechanical print published by Puck Publishing Corporation, 1915, February 20.

Women in History

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, I was inspired to look back at the archives of the Picture This blog and to note the many ways we have celebrated the contributions of women in history. We have written posts about women making their mark, such as Shirley Chisholm and Amelia Earhart. And we …

Live at the Library: Women in Photography, Stories from the Not an Ostrich Exhibition

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

If you are in the D.C. area, please join us on Thursday, March 16, to celebrate Women’s History Month with Women in Photography, Stories from the Not an Ostrich Exhibition, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Photojournalist Sharon Farmer, the first woman and the first African American to be director …