iOS app Android app

Rebecca Price
Rebecca Price is the creator of Chick History, a website dedicated to finding new ways to tell women’s stories and contributions for everyone to enjoy and learn. She has been working in the museum field for over 10 years at museums, historic homes and national associations. She holds an M.A. in Museums Studies from George Washington University and is also the Director of Marketing for the American Association for State and Local History.

Entries by Rebecca Price

When Art and History Combine Perfectly

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 12:58 PM

A photograph of a wax figure sculpted from a painting. That's the idea behind Hiroshi Sugimoto's Portraits, a series of nine-minute-long exposures of wax figures that were modeled from painted portraits.

The result is a paparazzi-like photograph of a historical figure turned into a modern celebrity. Many of these photographs...

Read Post

Sarah Hale: The Woman Who Made Thanksgiving Happen

(2) Comments | Posted November 22, 2011 | 4:10 PM

"Permit me, as Editress of the "Lady's Book," to request a few minutes of your precious time, while laying before you a subject of deep interest to myself and -- as I trust -- even to the President of our Republic, of some importance. This subject is to have the...

Read Post

Where Did Hillary and Audrey Go? Writing Women Out of History

(62) Comments | Posted May 10, 2011 | 5:45 PM

How do you write someone out of history? It's easy. Just don't mention them. Or just photoshop them out of the picture.

By now, most of America, if not the world, has seen the iconic photograph of the Osama bin Laden mission from the White House Situation Room. The image,...

Read Post

10 Reasons We Need International Women's Day to Help Raise Awareness

(2) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 10:33 AM

Women's Studies pioneer Gerda Lerner once said, "Women's history is the primary tool for women's emancipation." Women must educate themselves in order to empower themselves. We need heroes who came before us to inspire us to take action today.

March 8 is the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a...

Read Post