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by Paula c. henderson

Monumental Ladies

A guide book to finding statues and historical sites honoring women in the United States

There is a book in the works!

 

WHAT CRITERIA HAS TO BE MET TO BE INCLUDED IN THE BOOK?

  • There has to be a location you can physically visit. 
  • The location has to be in the United States. 
  •  Location has to be in honor of a named real woman and not simply a representa-tion of women as a gender.

I am searching the United States for women who have been honored, remembered, and memorialized.

  • Statues
  • sculptures
  • parks
  • schools
  • historical markers
  • historical sites
  • museums
  • libraries
  • fountains
  • streets
  • portraits
  • plaques
  • and more

The book is coming! Profiles of women in each state that are amazingly ambitious, interesting, smart, inventive, creative, and memorable.


In the meantime I hope you enjoy the women profiled here from each state.


Scroll on down. Your purchases help support this project to honor the women who paved the way and continue to astound us with their courage, creativity, and thoughtfulness.

 

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR WOMEN AND THIS PROJECT

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Monumental Lady License Plate Frame

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Choose from 3 frame styles for your vehicle

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Monumental Lady Ball Cap

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WOMEN: still making history Mug

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Monumental Lady Mug

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  • Ceramic
• Dishwasher and microwave safe
• White and glossy 

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Monumental Lady Planner

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  • Includes monthly and weekly layouts, 12 months, 60 pages
  • Spiral Bound
  • Stickers included

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Julia Dent Grant




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BECOMING

 



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The Woman Who Smashed Codes




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About Us

Henriietta Lacks




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Dorothy Kilgallen




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The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance

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Invisible

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Invisible: The Forgotton Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster

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The Book of Awesome Women

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NINTH STREET WOMEN

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Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, Helen Frankenthaler

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Lady Bird Johnson

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Barbara Bush

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Women In Science

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It appears the memoirs of the First Lady began with Lady Bird Johnson. Since then, every first lady, with the exception of Pat Nixon, has written her memoirs. Some of them, as you will see, have also written other books as well as their memoirs. There were, of course, a few before Mrs. Johnson that wrote their memoirs.

https://viva.media/books-written-by-all-of-the-first-ladies