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My Book Review of The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers by Elizabeth Cobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars Heartbreaking, Eye-opening, & Informative As a female veteran, this book really resonated with me. It’s because of women like those commemorated in this novel that I can vote and be recognized for my own service to my country. The hardships & battles they endured

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SAME TIME, DIFFERENT PLACE

DID YOU KNOW? LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY, LAURA INGALLS WILDER, and MARGARET MITCHELL Three women authors who influenced J.M. Northup of Norns Triad Publications are L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables), Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House Books), and Margaret Mitchell (Gone With The Wind).  With an intense love of literature and history, these writers made an undying impact on the young

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Writers 2 Remember: Margaret Sanger

Nurse who pioneered birth control Margaret Sanger is a lot of things… nurse, writer, sex educator, activist… Some praise her while others hate her. She is all too human, with good and bad ideas, both a product of her time as well as someone ahead of it. Why does Margaret Sanger matter? For me, I think she should matter to the

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Writers 2 Remember: Nellie Bly

First Ever Undercover Journalist Nellie Bly… that is a pen name because women were not supposed to exist outside the home in her era. Having been born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, she lived from May 5, 1864 until January 27, 1922, and became one of the first undercover journalists. She was more than just a pioneer, Nellie literally created investigative journalism[2]

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Writers 2 Remember: Ida B. Wells

American journalist, educator, suffragist, and early leader in the civil rights movement Ida B. Wells-Barnett lived from July 16, 1862 until March 25, 1931. This remarkable woman was actually born into slavery during the American Civil War, but she gained her freedom through the Emancipation Proclamation. She went on to become a teacher and eventually a journalist. While she co-owned and wrote

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