This collection documents the history of the company, its employees and sales representatives, and the consumers of its products. Users can search the collection by keyword, or browse by broad subject (advertising, catalogs, representatives, the...
Avon Products, Inc.; Beauty, personal; Cosmetics; Employment; Women sales personnel
The 236 images from the Library & Archives at the History Center document the history of the food processing company. The collection includes numerous photographs of women employees in various departments (labeling, canning, quality control).
Employment; Food industry and trade; Working class women
Eleanor Steber (1916-1990) made her premiere with the Metropolitan Opera in 1940 and remained with the company until 1963. This collection includes stock publicity photographs, informal snapshots of Steber, and photographs of a television screen...
Highlights from this large collection include photographs of the Madame C.J. Walker, the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, various hairstyles, and students at the Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture; photographs of award winners from...
African American women; Businesswomen; Clothing and dress; Employment; Girls; Hairstyles; Social life and customs; World War, 1939-1945
This collection includes 62 posters, broadsides, and advertisements related to the Chicano movement. Highlights include "Chicanas For Action Of Justice" and a poster in support of a strike by Mexican American workers at the Farah pants company.
Chicano movement; Mexican American women; Mexican Americans
This collection provides more than 30,000 images of outdoor advertisements from five source collections. The site offers multiple options for searching and browsing (company, product, date, medium, etc.) the collection. Researchers may need to be...
Advertising; Advertising, Outdoor; Billboards
United States -- Arizona; United States -- California; United States -- Illinois; United States -- New Jersey; United States -- New York; United States -- Pennsylvania
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
In 1922, South Carolina resident Eleanor Phelps took part in the inaugural American Express Company Cruise Around the World. These photographs and diary entries document her visits to the Taj Mahal, the Panama Canal, and such destinations as Cuba,...
China; Cuba; Egypt; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Panama; United States -- Hawaii; United States -- South Carolina -- Aiken
National Jukebox (Library of Congress) includes more than 10,000 historical audio recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1901 and 1925. Highlights include recordings by such notable singers as Nora Bayes (1880-1928),...
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