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The National Women's History Museum is an online institution preserving women's history and working to establish a physical Museum in Washington D.C.

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Actress Hedy Lamarr was not only a beautiful and talented actress, she was also an inventor! Lamarr co-invented an anti-jamming device that was used in radio-controlled torpedoes during World War II. Her invention is also the foundation for technology used in our cell phones today. NWHM will be honoring her at the de Pizan Honors on November 16th. Don't forget to pick up your tickets here: http://nwhm.ticketleap.com/depizanhonors/t/Tweet1/

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Actress Hedy Lamarr was not only a beautiful and talented actress, she was also an inventor! Lamarr co-invented an anti-jamming device that was used in in radio-controlled torpedoes during World War II. Her invention is also the foundation for technology used in our cell phones today. NWHM will be honoring her at The de Pizan Honors on November 16th. Don't forget to pick up your tickets here: http://nwhm.ticketleap.com/depizanhonors/t/Tweet1/

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Happy birthday to American photographer Dorothea Lange who was born May 26, 1895. She is best known for the Great Depression photo of "Migrant Mother." (photo courtesy of the Library of Congress)

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NWHM National Spokeswoman Meryl Streep speaking at Shine On! The event was put on by Good Housekeeping Magazine in honor of the Museum. It was a phenomenal evening that celebrated women making history! More pics to follow.

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NWHM Invites you to "The Women’s History in Washington Lecture Series" on April 8th 2011, 3-5pm, at the Flom Auditorium, Woodrow Wilson Center. Go to our website for more information: http://www.nwhm.org/blog/775/

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Joan Wages, President of the National Women's History Museum, thanks Shannon Graving, a Wellesley Alum, and a longtime Museum donor for her support. On March 29, President Wages spoke to a group of Wellesley alums about the importance of a national museum honoring women’s many contributions to our national story, in Washington, DC. The Museum is in the early stages of a capital campaign to fund and build a National Women's History Museum on or near the Mall in Washington, DC. If you would like to support the Museum, call 703-461-1920 and ask for Sally Anderson.

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