Exhibits - Women in the Americas

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Columbus Memorial Library is pleased to announce that it has mounted and exhibit entitled "Women in the Americas" displaying materials from its rich collection.

The exhibit celebrates Women in all walks of life and includes works on Women in Education, in Latin American and Caribbean History, Social Movements, Democracy and Gender Equality. Among the historical documents are the First Conference of the Inter-American Commission of Women in 1930 and information on Doris Stevens, Chairman of the Commission and the first female member of the American Institute of International Law.

The exhibit is mounted in the display cases on the corridor behind the Patio of the Main Building (17th Street & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C.), in the Reference Area of the Library (19th. Street & Constitution Ave. NW Washington D.C.) and on the corridor outside the Library on the Ground Floor of the Administration Building.

Please take a moment to view the exhibit which will remain on display until the end of March 2003.

Thanking you.

Beverly Wharton-Lake
Acting Director
Columbus Memorial Library

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