This project provides online access to more than 2300 runaway slave advertisements published in North Carolina newspapers from 1751 to 1840. Entering "woman" as a search term retrieves 289 records, and "girl" retrieves 97 records.
African American girls; African American women; Fugitive slaves; Slave children; Slaveholders; Women slaves
These newspaper clippings document Iowa's war efforts at home and on abroad. The site provides a sample search for "Women's military
activity," which retrieves more than 3000 records. The collection includes a large number of clippings about...
Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
The 30,000 performances in this collection were recorded, primarily in Spanish, in the first half of the twentieth century. Users can listen to the first 50 seconds of each recording. A search for "Lydia Mendoza" retrieves more than 500 records.
Mexican American music; Women musicians; Women singers
A search for "women" retrieves more than 5000 records. In addition to photographs and paintings, the collection includes documents (e.g., "Madison Female Seminary Prospectus), posters (e.g., "Women's Dance, 1971"), and advertisements.
Advertising; American Red Cross; Beauty contestants; Clothing and dress; Cookery; Hairstyles; Holocaust survivors; Household appliances; Indians of North America; Infants; Kitchens; Lesbians; Mothers; Nurses; Schools; Weddings; Women dancers; Women...
The photographs in this collection document many topics (e.g., "Gender in the workplace") and cover the years 1912 to 1951. An advanced search for Women OR Woman retrieves more than 1200 records. The collection also includes 21 photos of Marlene...
Employment; Fashion shows; Vocational education; World War, 1939-1945
Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), Lewis Hine (1874-1940) documented working and living conditions of children in the United States between 1908 and 1924. A search for "girl*" in this collection...
Child labor; Girls
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Colorado; United States -- Connecticut; United States -- Delaware; United States -- Florida; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Indiana; United States -- Kentucky; United States -- Louisiana;...
This collection features approximately 300 posters
that document women’s activism throughout the
world. These posters cover a wide variety of topics:
discrimination against women; economics; education;
feminism; motherhood; peace movement...
Feminism; Human rights; Reproductive rights; Violence against women; Women's rights
A search for "women" retrieves more than 50 group portraits, including college students (e.g., Wellesley College); several photos of women attending the National Women's Trade Union League of America; and participants in Long Island's Womens...
Beauty contests; Schools; Women college students;
United States -- California; United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.); United States--Massachusetts; United States -- New Jersey; United States -- New York (State); United States -- Ohio; United States--Texas
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