"The University of Illinois During the Great Depression" covers such topics as the effects of the depression on student life, sororities, work, rules for women students, and life after graduation. "World War II and the University of Illinois"...
Depressions -- 1929; Education (Higher); Women college students; World War, 1939-1945
In these ten letters to her husband from 1873, Emma Spaulding Bryant recounts her activities while visiting relatives in Ohio and Illinois. Some letters describe Bryant's visits to a doctor in Cleveland for "uterine difficulties."
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League had teams based in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, and operated between 1943 and 1954. This collection includes oral history interviews (videos/transcripts) with women who played in the...
Women baseball players; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Illinois; United States -- Indiana; United States -- Michigan; United States -- Wisconsin
This large collection of diaries in manuscript form includes only four diaries by women. In her diary from 1846, Bathsheba Smith desscribes her journey to Utah in 1849, as well daily events in Utah in 1873. Emmeline Wells writes of her journey from...
Mormon women; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Travel; Women pioneers
United States -- Iowa; United States -- Montana; United States -- Utah
This collection includes the courtship letters from 1891 to 1892 between Swan Johnson, a student at the Augustana Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Illinois and Josephine Peterson of Swede Bend, Iowa.
United States -- Iowa -- Swede Bend
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