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Women in the Archives Research Guide


Women were an important part of businesses throughout the American West. Whether they assisted their husbands in running the family farm or created their own small business, they influenced the course of commerce from the early 1800s through the present. In addition, women played roles in politics both before and after they received the right to vote. Check out these topics in the subsections!