This overview includes numerous examples of illustrations, sheet music, and ephemera (e.g., an ornate Boston Valentines Party dance card).
Essays explore such topics as dance types, fashion, dance etiquette, and opposition to dance.
A large collection of photographs from the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin includes images of women in various types of employment (construction workers, nurses, etc.). Another collection features posters from World Wars I and II.
Employment; Nurses; Women; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945
This collection includes a good mix of primary source types: a collection of photographs of Thomas and Annie Dee and their eight children; diaries written by Annie Taylor Dee and her daughter, Annie Maude Dee Porter from 1915 to 1964; letters...