Women in America have been making history for centuries.

Their impact shapes our world, but their stories are often invisible in our textbooks, monuments, and museums.

It’s easy to think that women’s history is just missing, but it’s more complicated than that.

Women’s actions have been reported in newspapers and recorded in books and photographs.

These records exist, but we rarely see women’s stories centered in popular narratives of U.S. history.

Why does it seem like women’s history has been written in disappearing ink?