Nebraska Women: Women’s History Month Reading List

UNP is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month with a sale and a reading list on Nebraska Women and their place in the state’s history. Save 50% off a selection of books during Women’s History Month! Enter the code 6WHM22 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires March 31, 2022 and is good on U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Beth Boosalis Davis’ Mayor Helen Boosalis As a 1950s housewife and League of Women Voters volunteer who spearheaded the city of Lincoln’s switch to a “strong mayor” form of government, Helen Boosalis … Continue reading Nebraska Women: Women’s History Month Reading List

From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now

Jacqueline Vanhoutte is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas, where she also chairs the English Department. She received her B.A. from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Jacque has published on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now

Women’s History Month: From the Desk of Mary Elizabeth Ailes

Mary Elizabeth Ailes is a professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is the author of Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden’s Thirty Years’ War (Nebraska, 2018) and Military Migration and State Formation: The British Military Community in Seventeenth-Century Sweden (Nebraska, 2002). … Continue reading Women’s History Month: From the Desk of Mary Elizabeth Ailes