Edith Wharton (1862-1939) wrote more than 20 novels, including Ethan Frome (1911) and The Age of Innocence (1920). Highlights in this collection include portraits of Wharton, and manuscripts from The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence.
This chronological overview offers a wide range of supporting primary sources, such as documents on the Civil War homefront; letters by nurses during World War I; and state regulations for women workers (1920).
Civil War, 1861-1865; Women -- Suffrage; Women's rights; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945;
United States -- Wisconsin
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