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New Jersey women have always been significant in the history of the
state. In diverse time periods, from many walks of life, from varied religious, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and from different economic
classes, women have contributed to the politics, economy, culture, and social life of the state in important
We have not always known about their history and most books on New
Jersey history do not tell their story adequately, but that is now
changing. Here are __ lesson plans on various NJ women's history topics.
Women's Project of New Jersey,
Funded by a
Special Projects Grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission,
a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.