This tortoiseshell woman's hair comb dates from the 19th century.
Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 20 minutes
Date Posted: 5/28/2014
Author Betsy Hearne wanted to know more about the women in her family's past, so she researched her family for the book Seven Brave Women, which tells the story of her female ancestors dating back to the Revolutionary War.
You, too, can explore the women in your family or community who have had a direct impact on who you are today. By conducting what is known as a genealogical study, you can interview someone close to you and gain valuable insights into the people and events that make you who you are! Museum exhibits are one way historians display their research findings. You can display what you researched by constructing a family or community history museum.