This guide is a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication, American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001).
Fair Hill Seminary was also known as the Fair Hill Boarding School for Girls. In addition to a small selection of letters, this collection includes circulars from 1860 and 1862 that cover the school's course of study, textbooks used, regulations,...
Education; Girls; Girls' schools; Social life and customs
The organization of this digital collection is based on the six areas used by Helen and Robert Lynd in their seminal sociological study of Muncie ("Middletown"), Indiana in the 1920s and 1930s: Getting a Living (e.g., Muncie Business and...
Camps; Religion; Sisters; Societies and clubs; Women -- Suffrage; Social life and customs; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.
Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) was a naturalist, artist, and noted author of The Spirit of the Mountains (1905), a classic study of Southern Appalachia. Highlights from this collection include photographs of Miles and her family, a nice selection of...
Women artists; Women authors; Women naturalists
United States -- Tennessee
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