The Montana Historical Society created this website as part of a commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage in Montana. While the site is no longer being updated, it still provides a wealth of information on Montana women’s history. Use the tabs for bibliographies (current through 2014); to access over 130 articles published in Montana The Magazine of Western History; and to find educator resources, information on selected historic places, and resources specifically related to the suffrage campaign.
Scroll below to access over 100 blog posts on individuals, organizations, and issues from discrimination to reproductive rights. These posts span centuries, from late eighteenth century indigenous women warriors to twenty-first century Blackfeet banker Elouise Cobell, and geography, from the western Montana women who worked for the forest service to Miles City doctor Sadie Lindeberg.
Looking for information on a specific topic? Try searching by key word in the search box to your right. Or use the dropdown “category” menu to find posts on a variety of subjects, including Activism and Agriculture, Community-building and Cultural Preservation, Family and Feminism, Medicine and the Military, Native Americans and Nontraditional Roles, Reform and Religion, Women’s Organizations and Work.
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