Women have shaped every aspect of Texas history since prehistory to the present. Texas women have and continue to have an important role in the development, growth of the state and the country writ large. Today, they are major contributors propelling Texas leadership in many fields within Texas and outside from politics, to science, to business and economic advancement, to local, state, and federal governments and much more. Texas women Black, Mexican, Native American, Anglo, European, Asian and from many other races, backgrounds, and classes are forces changing the world.
Women Chart Their Own Hunting and Fishing Paths
Lady Bird Johnson was and continues to be a beloved Texas icon.
Texas frontier forts were not exclusively male enclaves, but were also heavily populated by women and children.
On March 31, 1836, The Yellow Stone, a steamboat, inadvertently stumbled into Texas history.
Three women comprised a special Texas Supreme Court for five months in 1925. It was the first all-woman high court in the United States.
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