This collection documents the struggle between church (e.g., Baptist) positions and local, state, and national government. Access documents related to abortion from the subject keyword menu, or browse by subject for the following terms: "Abortion,"...
Abortion; Baptists; Christians; Church and state; Religion
This collection includes letters by slave women from 1837-1838 and 1857, as well as Elizabeth Johnson Harris's handwritten memoir. Harris (1867-1942) covers her early childhood, the church community, courtship, marriage, and her children.
African American women; Religion; Women slaves
United States -- Georgia -- Augusta; United States -- North Carolina; United States -- Virginia
The LDS church renounced polygamy in 1904, In the 1930s, fundamentalists who practiced polygamy settled in Short Creek, a town on the border of Arizona and Utah. Although the state of Arizona raided the community and seized 263 children in 1953,...
Highlights include photos of the Sewall-Belmont House (National Woman's Party Headquarters); the Frances E. Willard House; the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House; the Maria Mitchell Observatory (drawings only); the Mary Church Terrell House; Rosie the...
This collection includes 200 of Bethune's illustrations of the seasons of the Church year and various saints; more than 70 brush and ink drawings for the Catholic Worker newspaper and other publications; and a selection of Bethune's writings.
Catholic artists; Catholic Worker Movement; Christian art and symbolism; Religion; Women artists;
The original marriage certificates in this collection were created between 1822 and 1876. The type of information provided in these documents could vary, dependiing on the practices of individual county clerks or clergy members. Many of the...
This database includes images and documents from the Center's major programs, such as the Tennessee Rural African American Church Project and the Tennessee Century Farms Program. Additional highlights include images and histories of the Country...
African American churches; African American schools; Architecture; Societies and clubs
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Tennessee
This collection includes notarized interviews with couples requesting marriage in the Roman Catholic Church from 1788 to 1861. These investigations were used to prove that the couples were free to marry.
United States -- California
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