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
Topics covered under the "Feminist" section of the site include "Community Centers for Women;" "Reproductive Rights;" "Violence Against Women;" "Women in the Workplace;" "Body Image;" and Pride in Accomplishment. In addition to a variety of...
African American women; Employment; Feminism; Hispanic American women; Lesbians; Reproductive rights; Violence against women
The Armstrongs were one of the leading African-American magic acts in the early twentieth century. Lille Belle Armstrong, her husband, J. Hartford Armstrong, and eventually their daughter, Ellen Armstrong, specialized in mind reading, slight of...
African American women; Vaudeville; Women magicians
Betty Parsons (1900-1982) was one of the leading art dealers in New York City during the second half of the twentieth century. This collection documents the operations of the Betty Parsons Gallery, from its opening in 1946 to its closing in 1983.
Drawing from the holdings of Bryn Mawr College Special Collections and other repositories, this site offers a variety of primary source materials that document the history of women's education. In addition to photos of students and faculty,...
Physical education for women; Women college students; Women educators; Women's colleges; Working class women -- Education
United States -- Kentucky -- Berea; United States -- Pennsylvania -- Bryn Mawr; China
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