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First Ladies at the Smithsonian Homepage
Online exhibit exploring the stories of the first ladies of the White House. From Martha Washington through Michelle Obama, the Smithsonian’s first ladies collection includes material related to their social and political activities as well as a collection of gowns. The exhibit also features thematic overviews of the many roles of first ladies, a timeline, and behind-the-scenes details on the history of the first ladies exhibitions.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Lady for the Environment Homepage
Activities and reading guide designed for parents to help their children learn more about First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and her work to protect the environment and bring beauty to every community. Includes reading suggestions and discussion questions for the illustrated biography Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt as well as other activities related to the first lady.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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First Person Account: Eugenia Phillips
Video about Eugenia Phillips, a Southern spy, describing her encounter with Union troops trying to incriminate her. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Women's Role in the Civil War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Great Women of Our Pasts Homepage
Parent's guide designed to teach children about women’s history. Focused on the book, Seven Brave Women, this module includes reading questions, hands-on activities, and recommended reading for additional exploration.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Objection and Answer
Activity examining some of the Smithsonian’s collection of “objection and answer” banners that displayed arguments for and against women’s suffrage. Discussion questions explore the banners and what they reveal about women’s suffrage. Students rewrite pairs of banners then create their own banner. Part of the resource “Winning the Vote for Women.” Targets grades 3-6.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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One Life: Amelia Earhart
Online exhibition includes rare film footage of the first woman to fly solo across the Atantic.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Role Model Medal
Lesson encouraging children to recognize a female role model in their lives by creating a special symbolic pin. Part of the resource “Winning the Vote for Women” this activity includes a discussion on women’s suffrage and guidance on choosing effective symbols for the pin. Targets grades 1-4.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Setting the Precedent: Four Women Who Excelled in Business
Online exhibit highlighting four women who succeeded in business during the twentieth century. Each woman was exceptional in many respects and achieved a degree of visibility in her field enjoyed by few other women. Includes reading about the women's lives and accomplishments, short biographies of their careers, timelines, and interactive games.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Seneca Falls Convention
Website presenting the story of the landmark Seneca Falls Convention accompanied by portraits of several of the women involved.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Winning the Vote for Women
Parent's guide with activities and suggested readings to teach children about women's suffrage. Children are asked to take a trip or conduct a phone interview with a member of the League of Women Voters, a group created in 1920 to help organize women’s votes and encourage their active participation in civic life.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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