In these themes you will find stories and objects from women who have shaped America as we know it through their work, creativity, and resolve.
Read about the Smithsonian's latest scholarship on women's history, get inspired with stories from our collections, and see other updates.
American women's history can be seen through many lenses that help tell a more complete story of our nation.
The Smithsonian’s collections include iconic objects that tell the stories of American women, their struggles, and their accomplishments. Explore collection highlights and stories related to women and girls, or search our digital records.