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  • Description: biographical
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    • Notable New Yorkers

    • Three women are among the 10 individuals highlighted in this collection: psychologist and activist Mamie Clark, philanthropist Mary Lasker, and New Deal secretary of labor Frances Perkins. Each section includes a biographical profile, a small photo...
    • African American women; Women cabinet officers; Women philanthropists; Women psychologists
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Women of Valor: Emma Goldman

    • Biographical profile includes a good selection of primary sources. Examples include advertisments for Goldman's speeches; Goldman's first published writing on the subject of marriage (1897); Goldman's deportation portrait (1919); Eulogy by...
    • Women anarchists; Women political activists; World War, 1914-1918
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    • Macauley's Theatre Collection

    • This collection includes studio portraits of actresses and actors from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Notable women among the almost 600 images of actresses: Viola Allen, Mary Anderson, Lotta Crabtree, Maxine Elliott, Julia Marlowe, and...
    • Actresses; Costumes; Women in the theater
    • United States -- Kentucky -- Louisville
    • Dolley Madison Project

    • Each of the four sections in this biographical profile of Dolley Madison includes selected letters, images of Madison and her homes, and a timeline.
    • Biography; Presidents' spouses; Widows; Women
    • United States -- Virginia; United States -- Washington, D.C.
    • Documenting Lesbian Lives: Student Oral History Project

    • This site offers transcripts of life histories of women who identify as lesbian, bisexual, woman-identified-woman, queer, or who prefer not to identify with sexuality categories. Narrators include artists, educators, grassroots activists,...
    • Childhood; Feminism; Lesbians; Religion
    • United States
    • Tobacco Bag Stringing

    • Members of farm families in North Carolina supplemented their incomes by sewing drawstrings into cotton tobacco bags. This site reproduces the "Report on Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia" that was produced in 1939....
    • Depressions -- 1929; Employment; Tobacco industry; Women
    • United States -- North Carolina -- Rockingham County; United States -- North Carolina -- Wilkes County; United States -- Virginia -- Richmond
    • Profiles in Science: The Barbara McClintock Papers

    • McClintock (1902-1992) won the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of genetic transposition. This collection includes a biographical profile of McClintock and a variety of primary sources.
    • Women scientists;
    • United States -- New York -- Cold Spring Harbor
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Pioneers

    • This collection provides biographical sketches, full transcripts, and video clips from interviews with 36 pioneering women engineers. Users can browse interviews by topic: achievement; advancement; career choices; career guidance; choosing...
    • Women engineers
    • United States
    • Women in Congress

    • See the "artifacts" section for images of political campaign buttons, historic images, gallery passes, collectable cards, and magazine covers. The site also includes biographical profiles, historical essays, historical data, and educational...
    • Women legislators
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Lee Morse Collection

    • Lee Morse (1897-1954) was a popular female vocalist in the 1920s and early 1930s. This digital collection includes numerous photographs of Morse, images of her 78-rpm records, a discography, and a biographical profile.
    • Vaudeville; Women singers
    • United States
    • Coming of Age in the Twentieth Century

    • These 40 interviews focus on girlhood, adolescence, and growing up. Each interview is accompanied by a biographical profile and photographs.
    • Girls
    • United States -- Minnesota

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