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Nancy Baker Jones
By Nancy Baker Jones

Posted August 26, 2020 to News.

Rethinking Woman Suffrage; 100 Years In

Rethinking Woman Suffrage; 100 Years So here we are, 100 years in, and the suffrage story remains unfinished. Once again, not all women, or all men, can vote, and the suffrage movement itself, writ large, is still not over.

 

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Winegarten Foundation
By Winegarten Foundation

Posted July 24, 2020 to News.

Statement of the Ruthe Winegarten Foundation

The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 sparked something in us all. It’s not that police brutality is something new. It isn’t. History shows that this is not an isolated case. It doesn’t just happen in Minneapolis—it happens in Texas, too. Historical evidence of police brutality, excessive use of force and deaths of African American, Latino, and Indigenous people is older than Texas. What is different is two-fold: we see it now because of videos and social media. And because of quarantine due to the pandemic, we have more time to watch and to respond.

 

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Kay Reed Arnold
By Kay Reed Arnold

Posted May 1, 2020 to News.

Make Your Voice Heard by Tomorrow's Historians

Women of Texas should make sure historians of tomorrow hear how we all coped with the coronavirus pandemic. We invite all women across the state to keep a journal of experiences during these historic times.

 

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Angela Boswell
By Angela Boswell

Posted November 29, 2018 to News.

New Book by Angela Boswell

With the launch of the new book in our series, “Women in Texas History” by Angela Boswell, (TAMU Press, 2018), we thought we would do a Q&A style blog. Below are a few questions we thought of, and the answers from the author. We’re sure you have other questions you’d like to ask related to Boswell’s research, so please post them below or share any comments you may have.

 

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Ellen Temple
By Ellen Temple

Posted September 15, 2018 to News.

Today is an exciting time for Texas Women’s History

Today is an exciting time for Texas Women’s History—for studying, learning, writing, publishing, enjoying! With productive scholars in the field, with the Handbook of Texas Women in the making, with the rising willingness to hear and listen to women’s voices, this is an exciting moment in the long journey to knowledge about women’s past lives and their contributions to building our society.

 

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