This collection includes over 1,300 images and scanned texts that document the lives of women from the mid 1800s through the 1950s. Researchers will find hundreds of images of clothing (dresses, hosiery, bustles, garters, swimwear, undergarments,...
Advertising; Beauty culture; Clothing and dress; Cosmetics; Feminine hygiene products; Hair -- Care and hygiene; Health and hygiene; Menstruation; Personal beauty; Women -- Suffrage; Women in advertising; Women's periodicals; Women's rights
This collection includes more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
Girls; Slavery; Women
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Arkansas; United States -- Florida; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Kentucky; United States -- Maryland; United States -- Mississippi; United States -- Missouri; United States -- North Carolina;...
The Densho Digital Archive documents the Japanese American experience, with a strong emphasis on the World War II mass incarceration. The collection includes over 300 video interviews and over 9,500 historic photos, documents, and newspapers. Free...
Japanese American women; Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Arizona; United States -- Arkansas; United States -- California; United States -- Colorado; United States -- Idaho; United States -- Utah; United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Wyoming
Sikkim, now part of India, borders on Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. This site includes more than 300 images from the Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs. Kandell’s photographs, taken during visits between 1965 and 1979, document the...
Clothing and dress; Portraits; Queens; Women photographers
Clara Breed, a children's librarian at San Diego Public Library, corresponded regularly with her Japanese American patrons after they were forced into concentration camps with their families in 1942. This collection includes over 300 letters and...
Children; Girls; Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women librarians; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Arizona -- Poston; United States -- California -- Arcadia;
This collection includes 300 photographs taken by Jessie Groves (1894-1994) over the course of four decades at the Indiana University Medical Center; a slideshow of her original photo album; and an oral history interview (audio with transcript).
This collection features approximately 300 posters
that document women’s activism throughout the
world. These posters cover a wide variety of topics:
discrimination against women; economics; education;
feminism; motherhood; peace movement...
Feminism; Human rights; Reproductive rights; Violence against women; Women's rights
This digital collection includes 8,000 cylinder recordings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Highlights include more than 300 songs performed by Ada Jones, six songs performed by Sophie Tucker, and songs from the World War I period...
Cylinder recordings; Popular music; Songs; Women musicians; Women singers; World War, 1914-1918
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