This collection includes over 1,300 images and scanned texts that document the lives of women from the mid 1800s through the 1950s. Researchers will find hundreds of images of clothing (dresses, hosiery, bustles, garters, swimwear, undergarments,...
Advertising; Beauty culture; Clothing and dress; Cosmetics; Feminine hygiene products; Hair -- Care and hygiene; Health and hygiene; Menstruation; Personal beauty; Women -- Suffrage; Women in advertising; Women's periodicals; Women's rights
This collection presents 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Product subcategories under "Beauty and Hygiene" include cosmetics; deodorants; feminine hygiene; hair preparations; rouge;...
Advertising; Beauty culture; Women in advertising; World War, 1939-1945
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by browsing by category: architecture (photos of historic buildings and houses, architectural drawings); art (e.g., miniature portraits); clothing and...
Advertising; Businesswomen; Clothing and dress; Historic houses; Social life and customs; Women in advertising
United States -- Connecticut; United States -- Maine; United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New Hampshire; United States -- Rhode Island; United States -- Vermont
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