March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history. First published in 1912, Newport History: Journal of the Newport Historical Society has featured many articles on the contributions of women written by women. Please enjoy this issue from 1996 with an article by Dr. Elaine F. Crane on gender inequities in 17th century Rhode Island. Become a member of NHS to receive access to new and past issues.
*Banner image: Mabel Norman Cerio with American Flag, Cerio Collection, P2781, NHS