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Art, history, and contemporary culture with a girls’ eye view.

Brought to you by Girl Museum, the first and only museum in the world dedicated to celebrating girls and girlhood. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/girlspeak/support

    First Girls: The Early Administrations

    First Girls: The Early Administrations

    Sophie takes a look back into the history of girls in the White House. Discussing how the role of 'First Girl' developed, this episode spans from Nelly Parke Custis through to Alice and Ethel Roosevelt.


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    • 18 min
    Why Museums Need Girlhood

    Why Museums Need Girlhood

    Why do museums need girlhood? We reflect on an earlier episode and hear answers from our team.


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    • 12 min
    Together Now

    Together Now

    In response to the global COVID pandemic, we're sending our well wishes, top tips, and thoughts on how acting together - and supporting one another - will help us emerge into a brighter future. Tune in to hear contributions from our Junior Girls around the world.


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    • 21 min
    Young Suffrage: Mothers, Girls, and Growing Up Activists

    Young Suffrage: Mothers, Girls, and Growing Up Activists

    Karen Robertson details her research into the mother-daughter pairs who advocated for women's suffrage. Identifying a common theme of "focusing on future generations" in suffrage work, Karen details the mothers who fought for their daughters' rights - even if it meant they would not live to see those dreams fulfilled.

    Karen is a museum professional in the United States, who has spent the past years preparing for the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. She has spent time working with modern activists and researching historic activists. 


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    • 22 min
    20 Minutes with Lisa Lamson

    20 Minutes with Lisa Lamson

    Elizabeth Dillenburg interviews Lisa Lamson, whose work focuses on black girlhood. Specifically, Liss's doctoral dissertation explores Baltimore City’s educational system as a case study of the intersections of race, gender, class, and age in nineteenth century America.

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    • 26 min
    Top 5 Incredible Girls of 2019

    Top 5 Incredible Girls of 2019

    Sage recaps her 2019 blog series, Incredible Girls, and talks about her Top 5.

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    • 12 min

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