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Women's History — Highlights

This guide is is just to give a snapshot celebrating just a few of the many momentous events in the history of women.

Jane Addams, Reformer and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Jane Addams

For a brief overview on Jane Addams' life and work, visit the Nobel Peace Laureates site.

Angela Davis, Activist and Scholar

Angela Davis

Image from the Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection

SJSU Special Collections houses several collections with materials related to Angela Davis' life and activism, click here for a detailed list.

Dolores Huerta, Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

Dolores Huerta

Image of Dolores Huerta from the Ted Sahl Collection, SJSU Special Collections & Archives.