Center for Women's History

Women’s history is American history. Bring it into your classroom with our new curriculum!

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Major support for Women and the American Story provided by



Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation



Curriculum website and learning experience made possible through a grant from



This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.



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Charles Bird King, Margaret Bayard Smith, ca. 1829. Oil on canvas. Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island, Gift of the artist.

Margaret Bayard Smith

A Washington insider, she was an important writer of letters, articles, and private journals about life in the capital city, and the biographer of her friend Dolley Madison.

Creative: Tronvig Group