How do you recommend a book on one of the most timeless figures in history? In addition to reading one of the countless books on Queen Elizabeth I, Katherine recommends surveying portraits of Elizabeth and visiting historic sites associated with Elizabeth. Here are two sites in the London environs:
#HerStory 20 is a special episode to coincide with Mother’s Day in the U.S. This week’s guest shares the story of her grandmother’s involvement in the New York and Long Island grass roots Suffrage Campaign. Instead of a book recommendation for this week, Chick History recommends that you turn to your own family records, photo albums, letters, and whatever else you can dig out of the closet and explore your own family history!
And be sure to check out the exhibit Saving Washington in the Center for Women’s History at the New York Historical Society — about the often-ignored women of the early republic, in particular Dolley Madison, whose legacy long outlived her time in the White House.