American Women!
A Celebration of Our History
April 22 -- October 29, 2000

American Women!

The Roy J. Carver Trust,
William B. Quarton and
The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association
for funding "American Women!"
to the
over 100 individuals and museums, historic sites and homes,
libraries and archives, organizations and places of business,
who graciously loaned their historic artifacts!


Bill Anderson, Lapeer, MI
Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan International, New York, NY
Floyd Christensen, West Branch, IA
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court, Washington D.C.
Joyce Harken, Mount Vernon, IA
James Hicks, Iowa City, IA
Joan Hill, Fort Dodge, IA
Pam Hinkhouse, West Branch, IA
Vicki Hughes, Cedar Rapids, IA
Coline Jenkins-Sahlin, Greenwich, CT
John and Phyllis Langenhan, Iowa City, IA
Dr. D. Gary Lattimer, Honolulu, HI
Evan Lattimer, Kansas City, MO
Dr. John K. Lattimer, Englewood, NJ
Dr. Jon K. Lattimer, Kailua-Kona, HI
Paul Mohr, West Branch, IA
Kevin Smith, Coralville, IA
Pat Wildenberg, West Branch, IA
Michael Zahs, Ainsworth, IA


Adams National Historic Site, Quincy, MA
American Red Cross, Historical Resources Department, Washington D.C.
Ayn Rand Institute and Archives, Marina del Rey, CA
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Memorial, Beaumont, TX
Betty Ford Center Rancho Mirage, CA
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, WY
Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth, VT
Carry A. Nation Home Memorial, Medicine Lodge, KS
Center for International Security & Cooperation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY
Clara Barton National Historic Site, Glen Echo, MD
Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
D.A.R., Martha Washington Chapter, Washington, IA
Danvers Archival Center, Peabody Institute Library, Danvers, MA
Daughters of Charity, Emmitsburg Province, Emmitsburg, MD
Duke University Library Special Collections, Women's Archives, Durham, NC
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, Abilene, KS
Fall River Historical Society Museum, Fall River, MA
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington D.C.
First Church of Christian Science, Boston, MA
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum, Hyde Park, NY
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station, TX
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, Independence, MO
Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington D.C.
Historic Northampton, Northampton, MA
Ivy Green, Birthplace of Helen Keller, Tuscumbia, AL
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Atlanta, GA
Jimmy Stewart Museum Foundation, Indiana, PA
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA
Jones Library, Inc. Amherst, MA
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Girl Scout National Center, Savannah, GA
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX
Laura Ingalls Wilder - Rose Wilder Lane Museum and House, Mansfield, MO
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield, IL
Longyear Museum, Boston, MA
Lucy-Desi Museum, Jamestown, NY
Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, Austin, TX
Margaret Chase Smith Library Center, Northwood University, Skowhegan, ME
Marquette University Libraries, Department of Special Collections, Milwaukee, WI
Martha Stewart Living Television, Westport, CT
Mary Engelbreit Studios, St. Louis, MO
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
Michigan State University Libraries, East Lansing, MI
Molly Brown House Museum, Denver, CO
Montpelier, Montpelier Station, VA
Ms. Magazine, New York, NY
Murphy Ranch Elementary School, Whittier, CA
National 19th Amendment Society, Charles City, IA
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.
National Archives Mid-Atlantic Region, Philadelphia, PA
National Archives Northeast Region, New York, NY
National Archives Pacific Southwest Region, Laguna Nigel, CA
National Archives Southeast Region, East Point, GA
National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN
National Woman's Party, Sewall-Belmont House, Washington D.C.
Nixon Presidential Materials Staff, College Park, MD
Office of Elizabeth Dole, Washington D.C.
Orchard House, Home of the Alcotts, Concord, MA
P. Buckley Moss Museum, Waynesboro, VA
Quincy Historical Society, Quincy, MA
Rachel Carson Homestead, Springdale, PA
Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, Yorba Linda, CA
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Simi Valley, CA
Sisters of Charity of New York, Bronx, NY
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection, Northampton, MA
Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
Supreme Court of the United States, Washington DC
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Archives & Records Preservation, Boston, MA
        With documents housed at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Surratt House Museum, Clinton, MD
Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY
Swarthmore College Peace Collection, McCabe Library, Swarthmore, PA
The Mount, Edith Wharton Restoration, Lenox, MA
The Washington Post, Washington DC
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections, Newark, DE
University of Iowa Libraries and Department of Special Collections, Iowa City, IA
University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library, Dept. of Special Collections, Rochester, NY
U.S. Department of Justice, Administrative Services, Washington DC
White House Gift Unit, Washington DC
Willa Cather Center / Nebraska State Historical Society, Red Cloud, NE / Lincoln, NE
Woodrow Wilson House, Washington DC

View the stories of 11 Unforgettable American Women!
"red arrow" Begin the virtual tour of the entire exhibit or choose a time period from the exhibit:
  From Colony to Country, 1600-1800 From Jazz to War, 1920-1950
  From Growth to Civil War, 1800-1870 From Fifties to Feminism, 1950-1990
  From Prairie to Polls, 1870-1920 Into the 21st Century, 1990 onward
"red arrow" View an alphabetical list of all 106 women included in American Women! with links to photos and biographies for selected women
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