Blaine County Library
March 11, 2020
Every year March is designated Women's History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women's contributions in American history.
Women's History Month began as a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California. The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women planned and executed a "Women's History Week" celebration in 1978. The organizers selected the week of March 8 to correspond with International Women's Day. The movement spread across the country as other communities initiated their own Women's History Week celebratio...