Her Story

Her Story

A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America

Book - 2008
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Most people have heard of Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Margaret Sanger, and Eleanor Roosevelt. But did you know that a female microbiologist discovered the bacterium responsible for undulant fever, which then led to the pasteurization of milk? Or that a female mathematician's work laid the foundation for abstract algebra?

Her Story is a one-of-a-kind illustrated timeline highlighting the awesome, varied, and often unrecognized contributions of American women throughout U.S. history, beginning in the 1500s and spanning all the way through 2011. The women featured in Her Story range from writers, artists, actors, and athletes to doctors, scientists, social and political activists, educators, and inventors, and come from all backgrounds and philosophies. Her Story is a captivating look at America's often unsung female champions that will resonate with women and men alike.

Published: New York : HarperCollins, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061246517
0061246514
Branch Call Number: 973.082 WAI
Characteristics: 259 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,21 x 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tietjen, Jill S.

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SnoIsleLib_BrianH May 03, 2018

2018 Trudy Sundberg Lecture Series Speaker

"Since I was not encouraged to become an engineer, I have spent most of my professional career actively encouraging others, particularly girls and women, to pursue STEM careers." Jill Tietgen | july 2014

"I believe that valuing women's accomplishments and treating women as true equals would significantly improve our culture and economy, and the world's culture and economy." Jill Tietjen: Author, STEM Champion | september 2014

"My vision is to inspire and motivate an army who will change the perception of women around the world." Jill Tietjen: Author, STEM Champion, President, National Women's Hall of Fame | September 2014

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