A Girl in Tudor England

When you think of Tudor England, you probably jump to some of its most famous girls: Anne Boleyn, Queen Elizabeth I, or Mary Queen of Scots. These were all noble girls, whose opportunities were greater because of their families’ wealth. Yet, though...

Sexualizing the Past

One of the women featured in our Heroines Quilt exhibition is Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Holocaust. Even though she eventually died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, she has become known throughout the world...

31 Heroines of March 2010: Elizabeth I

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we invite people to submit their girlhood heroines for the Heroines Quilt Project. Read about Elizabeth I.

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