This online exhibit features selected primary sources that document the work of five YWCA Overseas Secretaries. Highlights include the YWCA War Work Bulletin article from 1918 about Bessie Boies Cotton's work in Russia; Virginia L. Heim's diary...
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A
Colombia; India; Liberia; Puerto Rico; Russia; Taiwan; Turkey
Rachel Carson (1907-1964) was a biologist, conservationist, and writer. Her book, Silent Spring (1962), exposed the dangers of the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Highlights from this digital collection include photographs of Carson as a child...
Women biologists; Women environmentalists; Women scientists;
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