The annual WHN book prize was awarded at the annual conference held at St Hilda’s College Oxford in September 2009. The winner was Sarah Pearsall of Oxford Brookes University for her engaging history of transatlantic families and women’s lives: Sarah M.S. Pearsall, Atlantic…
This year, 10 books were submitted for the £500 Women’s History Network (UK) Book Prize and the field was particularly strong. The winner, announced at the annual WHN conference in Glasgow, is Lucy Delap for her book The Feminist Avant-Garde:…
The Home Front, WHN Conference image 2014. Image courtesy Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
Eleanor Rathbone campaigning (unsuccessfully) for election as an independent candidate for East Toxteth in Liverpool in 1922; from LSE Library’s collections COLL MISC 1104
Women’s History is sent to WHN members in Spring, Summer and Autumn; digital copies are available for download.
The Women’s Land Army in Britain during the Second World War; from the collections of The Imperial War Museum (IWM non commercial licence).
1970s London from the series On a Good Day by Al Vandenberg; © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
WSPU waitresses at a fund-raising event at The Women’s Exhibition in London May 1909; from LSE Library’s collections, TWL/2002/387
Millicent Garrett Fawcett addressing an estimated 50,000 women at a mass suffrage rally in Hyde Park on 26 July 1913; from LSE Library’s collections, 7JCC/O/01/177