Includes letters written by freedmen's teachers Lucy and Sarah Chase, Jane Briggs Smith, and Gertrude Allen; letters from freedwomen and freedmen; and articles in publications such as New-York Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Education; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Women teachers
United States -- South Carolina; United States -- Virginia
Mildred Wirt Benson's memory book documents the author's college years at the University of Iowa in the 1920s. Also during this period, Althea "Bee" Moore's scrapbook offers the perspective of an African American student. Farm life and home...
4-H clubs; African American women; Cookery; Girls; Home economics; Women college students; Women librarians
United States -- Iowa
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