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Jan 25, 2018

In the wake of America's Great Depression, Catherine Bauer Wurster published a book that forever changed how the United States approached public housing. An adviser to five sitting presidents, this "Houser" put a spotlight on the lack of quality opportunities in housing and ensured the government provided subsidies to...


Jan 18, 2018

Already a well-known, best selling author throughout Canada, Nellie McClung also had the goal of making sure women were treated as equals. Through an active role in government, and joining four other women to form the Famous Five, she was able to change the direction of women's rights for our neighbors to the north....


Jan 11, 2018

For decades, the steel industry was one of the most important in all of the United States, but despite the existence of unions, workers of all genders and races were treated unfairly. That's where Alice Peurala stepped in and became one of the most influential voices in the steel industry. Learn more about her landmark...


Jan 4, 2018

Prior to the 1930s, women had only served in the United States Senate as a sign of respect to the widowed wives of senators until a special election could be held. Then Hattie Wyatt Caraway came along and decided to "try out my own theory of a woman running for office." She was soon one of the most respected voices in...