This collection includes photographs of Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's clothing collection from the 1950s and 1960s, more than 1100 Miss America fashion photographs, and a small collection of photographs of plant employees.
Beauty contestants; Beauty contests; Clothing and dress; Fashion photography; Fashion shows; Miss America Pageant
The College of St. Catherine was founded in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. This digital colleciton includes images of students and campus buildings; graduation pictures from St. Mary’s Hospital School of...
Catholic women's colleges; Nurses; Women college students; Women's colleges
In addition to being a prolific writer, Ellinor Dale Runcie (? -1935) was a teacher at the Barstow School in Kansas City and Miss West’s School for Girls in St. Joseph, MO. This collection includes samples of her letters, poetry, and short...
Teachers; Women authors
United States -- Missouri; United States -- California - San Francisco
Highlights from the documents section include manumission documents and petitions for freedom; Joseph Barker’s “Negro Ledger Book” 1808-1811; and a marriage contract and other documents from the 17th century. Other highlights include Public...
African Americans; Schools; Slavery; Women; Women slaves; World War, 1939-1945
Constance Fauntleroy Runcie founded the Runcie Club in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1894, and served as its president until her death in 1911. In addition to Runcie's writings (e.g., Woman, An Essay), this collection documents the activities of the...
Social life and customs; Societies and Clubs; Women authors
United States -- Missouri
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