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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Indiana Women’s History Trails

This week we are bringing out the maps and pins to learning about the Indiana Women’s History Trail thanks to Katie’s 1 cool women’s history thing. Gal pals, Leah, Bonnie, Josh, and Katie also talk about radium, and other things we took a while to learn were toxic, while we sip Diet Coke – it […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women’s Suffrage Goodies

It’s Women’s History Month and a new group of gal-pals have gathered together with their 1 cool thing they want to share with you. This week Bonnie is up first and gives you 70 years of American suffrage history told in quotes, stories, and juicy rumors. Full Episode YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: This […]

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Amelia Bloomer: A Rebel in Pants

“Careful, or he’ll see your bloomers!” I don’t know why this is a phrase I’ve heard from time to time. I always assumed bloomers were another term for underpants, and it turns out I’m not the only to have thought that. Bloomers have an interesting history in clothing one that sheds a nearly double-meaning on […]

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8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park Richmond, California Educational and interactive exhibits of Rosie the Riveter and World War II. Official Website 2. Jane Addams Hull House Museum Chicago, Illinois Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. […]

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Women’s Rights Museum – a travel story

Having spent the morning at Mount Hope Cemetery visiting the grave of Susan B. Anthony, my husband and two girls continued our cold and damp selves to the destination I was most excited about. In fact, we completely reworked our trip because our first plans had us in town when the museum was closed. I […]