(AP) — The New-York Historical Society and IBM have teamed up for a website dedicated to educating students about the achievements of American women.
“Women & the American Story” will launch Friday, which is International Women’s Day.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories In Effect; Snow Arrives For Monday Morning Commute
The site is free and will include primary source material, essays, biographies and guidelines for classroom activities. At first, the site will focus on early American history and the Progressive Era of the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries. By 2022, all eras through the present are expected to be included.READ MORE: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
In a statement Wednesday, historical society CEO Dr. Louise Mirrer said she hoped the site would help teachers talk about overlooked stories of American women and their achievements.”MORE NEWS: Police Issue Multiple Alerts Involving Robberies, Burglaries, Carjackings Across The City
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