A History of International Women's Day in words and images
Publisher: Isis Creations
Year Published: 2018
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX22869
An online history of International Women's Day, which includes visual materials and numerous photographs from each decade.
The day has been variously seen as a time for asserting women's political and social rights, for reviewing the progress that women have made, or as a day for celebration. In keeping with its early radical traditions, Lena Lewis, U S. socialist, declared in 1910 that it was not a time for celebrating anything, but rather a day for anticipating all the struggles to come when "we may eventually and forever stamp out the last vestige of male egotism and his desire to dominate over women"