April 2, 2020

Today in History: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Today in History–August 8–the Library of Congress features journalist, short-story writer and novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, born on this day in 1896. Rawlings received a Pulitzer prize for her novel The Yearling in 1938. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more women writer resources.

Short-story Writer and Novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Was Born from America’s Library

Rawlings image set

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings historical newspaper coverage

S.2934 – 98th Congress (1983-1984): A bill to create the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings National Wildlife Refuge 

Louisa May Alcott

Nellie Bly

Zora Neale Hurston

Gertrude Stein

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Phyllis Wheatley

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress

Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

Collection Spotlight: Works by Civil War Era African American Women

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WWII

Collection Spotlight: Women Photojournalists

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