14 episodes

An Independent Women's History Podcast, uncovering the lives of intriguing, infamous and inspiring women from History.

Our special theme in Season One is #InspiringWomen.

All Episodes are produced and presented by former Teacher & aspiring Author, Chrissy Hamlin. .

Visit www.hiddenherstory.com to find more fascinating blog posts and videos on Women's History.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and Instagram

Send us a voicemail message via Anchor FM and you may get featured on our next podcast episode!

The Hidden Herstory Podcast Chrissy Hamlin

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An Independent Women's History Podcast, uncovering the lives of intriguing, infamous and inspiring women from History.

Our special theme in Season One is #InspiringWomen.

All Episodes are produced and presented by former Teacher & aspiring Author, Chrissy Hamlin. .

Visit www.hiddenherstory.com to find more fascinating blog posts and videos on Women's History.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and Instagram

Send us a voicemail message via Anchor FM and you may get featured on our next podcast episode!

    S2 Ep1: Mary Maschal, Alice Park, Alice Hohlmeyer & The Women's Museum of California

    S2 Ep1: Mary Maschal, Alice Park, Alice Hohlmeyer & The Women's Museum of California

    In the first Episode of Season Two of the podcast, Chrissy chats to Melissa Jones from the Women's Museum of California, and discovers how the museum is expanding and evolving to include several online exhibitions, community work, educational spaces, and much more. 

    Melissa also tells us the stories of three amazing American women - Mary Maschal, Alice Park, and Alice Hohlmeyer. Mary Maschal was the original founder of the Women's Museum of California and the story of how she worked tirelessly to preserve women's history is extraordinary. Alice Park was a lifelong suffragist and pacifist, whose papers and documents, Mary Maschal discovered and preserved & Alice Hohlmeyer played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1946 to 1951. Hear all these fascinating stories and lots more interesting historical chat, on this podcast episode, which continues the #SistersAcrossTheAtlantic theme that we began last year.

    Visit the Women's Museum of California 

    History | Women's Museum of California (womensmuseumca.org)

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    Women's Museum of California (@WomensMuseum) / Twitter

    Women's Museum of California | Facebook

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    S1 Ep12 - The History of Christmas, Queen Alexandra & Margot Fonteyne

    S1 Ep12 - The History of Christmas, Queen Alexandra & Margot Fonteyne

    Chrissy chats with Canadian Historian, Ballet Dancer and Blogger, Jessica Storoschuk from Winnipeg, Manitoba, in this extra special Christmas Episode. In the first part of the show, we talk about our own personal family Christmas traditions, and go on to discuss some of the fascinating Religious, Royal and pre-Christian history that has also become the foundation of the contemporary Christmas celebrations we know and love today - and we also discuss the book "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. 

    In the second half of the show, Jessica tells us about two amazing women who both have connections with Christmas:

    Queen Alexandra was Queen Victoria's daughter-in-law. This shy, deaf, highly dignified Queen, who was married to the notorious womanizer, King Edward, took up photography as a hobby and published a book of her photographs, featuring various members of the Royal families of Europe relaxing on holiday, in order to raise money for her chosen charities at Christmas. The book was a bestseller all over the world, and Queen Alexandra's story is a truly fascinating one, which we shall be exploring further on the blog at hiddenherstory.com. 

    Jessica also tells us about the life and career of British Ballet Dancer, Margot Fonteyn, who was one of the most influential and highly respected ballet dancers of the 20th century. One of her most famous roles was in the traditional Christmas Ballet "The Nutcracker". Margot Fonteyn married a South American Politician in the 1950's and went on to act as a cultural ambassador for the UK. Despite suffering many personal difficulties in her private life, and spending a great deal of her time and money caring for her husband after he was paralyzed in a failed assassination attempt, she always remained 100% focused in her dancing career, working with such greats as Robert Helpmann, Frank Ashton, and Rudolf Nureyev. She was still dancing professionally, well inther 60's, in order to finance her husband's complex medical needs, but she sadly died penniless in Panama, South America and is buried in an unmarked grave. Find out more about the legendary, Margot Fonteyn as Historian, Jessica tells us her extraordinary story. 

    Visit Jessica's blog & Follow her on Social Media 

    An Historian About Town | History in the Making

    An Historian About Town | Facebook

    An Historian About Town (@anhistorianblog) / Twitter

    An Historian About Town (@anhistorianabouttown) • Instagram 

    An Historian About Town | Bloglovin’


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    S1: Episode 11 - Sophonisba Breckinridge: Women's Activist - Interview with Dr Anya Jabour

    S1: Episode 11 - Sophonisba Breckinridge: Women's Activist - Interview with Dr Anya Jabour

    In this episode, we talk with Dr Anya Jabour from The University of Montana, about a trailblazing but now largely forgotten American woman, called Sophonisba Breckinridge, who was an activist, social reformer, social scientist and innovator in higher education. She was the first woman to earn a Doctorate in political science and economics at the University of Chicago, and she was also the first woman to pass the Kentucky bar. 

    Anya Jabour spent 10 years researching and writing her biography of Breckinridge. In this episode Dr Jabour tells us what first got her interested in history and how she undertook her research for the book, before telling us more details about Breckinridge's amazing life and achievements. 

    This episode introduces our new "Sister's Across the Atlantic" theme, which will continue in Season Two of the podcast in January 2022. Next year we will focus on some well-known and lesser known figures from American Women's History. We'll have in-depth guest interviews with a range of American authors, historians and museums, including Pamela Toler, Didi Hoffman, Dr. Theresa Kominski and The Women's Museum of California




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    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Hidden Herstory Podcast (Trailer)

    The Hidden Herstory Podcast (Trailer)

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    S1 Episode 10: Kate Garner on Marie Lloyd, Winifred Atwell & The Queen

    S1 Episode 10: Kate Garner on Marie Lloyd, Winifred Atwell & The Queen

    Our Guest on this episode is Singer Songwriter Kate Garner who specializes in Vintage style music. We discuss Kate's recent performance at the "Noel Coward Art & Style Exhibition" at the Guildhall Art Gallery and find out why Kate's London family and her famous musical dad, played such an important role in her musical upbringing and how she learned to stream live gigs from home during the recent Covid 19 lockdowns. We also talk about the various women from history which have inspired some of Kate's songs and her forthcoming musical based on the Mapp & Lucia books. 

    We also get an in-show "Text Message" from Karen at the Hotsy Totsy Club! 

    Chrissy tells Kate the story of her 2 X Great Aunt, Madeline Tisdall, who was a Music Hall Dancer in the early 1900's and Kate reveals her top three inspiring women from history - Music Hall Queen, Marie Lloyd, Queen of the Keyboards, Winifred Atwell, and THE actual Queen herself - Elizabeth II. 

    You can hear two of Kate's songs in this podcast episode "Little Things" ( written during the pandemic) and "Why Not Me"  (written for her Dad's Album) 

    You can hear Kate play Coronation Rag at https://youtu.be/IfMghq5PmRQ

    You can watch the Trailer for Kate's Gig for the Art Deco Society on 9th December: Songs About The Legends Of The Art Deco Era - Kate Garner Trailer - YouTube

    Visit Kate's website: Kate Garner | (kategarnermusic.co.uk)

    Follow On Twitter - Kate Garner (@KateGarnerMusic) / Twitter

    Follow on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054532905326

    Follow on Instagram - Kate Garner (@kategarnermusic) 

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    S1 Episode 9: Abigail Barnes on Sally Gunnell, Anita Roddick & Carrie Green

    S1 Episode 9: Abigail Barnes on Sally Gunnell, Anita Roddick & Carrie Green

    In the 3rd episode of our "Inspiring Women" series of interviews, Chrissy talks to award winning time management coach, business entrepreneur, and author, Abigail Barnes.

    Abigail started her company "Success by Design Training" and created the 888 Formula, after having a stroke in her 30's, whilst she was away on a business trip to America. This traumatic, but pivotal event in her life, made Abigail totally re-think her own relationship with time. As a result she is now on a mission to teach other people how to use their time more effectively and productively, both at work and at home, through her various training courses and live broadcasts. 

    Listen to Abigail's personal story to learn how you can manage your time better. Discover why the Olympic Athlete, Sally Gunnell, Body Shop Founder, Anita Roddick and Entrepreneur, Carrie Green, are all contemporary women, who have made history in recent years, and by doing so have inspired other women.  

    ABIGAIL'S LINKS

    Success by Design Training - For Business

    Time Management for Entrepreneurs and Professionals – Book

    Abigail Barnes ⏰ Productivity Strategist - Founder - Success by Design Training | LinkedIn

    Abigail Barnes | Facebook

    Abigail Barnes | 888 Formula (@abarnesauthor) • Instagram

    Abigail Barnes (@abarnesauthor) - Twitter








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    • 1 hr 8 min