Mildred Stead Capron (1899-1978) was a photographer, author, and member of the Society of Women Geographers. This collection includes Capron's documentary film, Sky High in Wyoming, as well as film production files and advertising for the film.
Some of the photos in this collection appeared in Estelle Ishigo's book, Lone Heart Mountain. The collection also includes more than 90 of Ishigo's drawings that depict life at the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp between Cody and Powell, Wyoming.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women artists
United States -- Wyoming -- Heart Mountain Relocation Center
Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876-1977) was inaugurated as governor of Wyoming in 1925, thus becoming the first woman governor in the United States. In addition, she was Director of the U.S. Mint in 1933 to 1953. This large collection documents Ross' work...
United States Mint -- Officials and employees; Women governors
The Densho Digital Archive documents the Japanese American experience, with a strong emphasis on the World War II mass incarceration. The collection includes over 300 video interviews and over 9,500 historic photos, documents, and newspapers. Free...
Japanese American women; Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Arizona; United States -- Arkansas; United States -- California; United States -- Colorado; United States -- Idaho; United States -- Utah; United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Wyoming
Most of the photos in this collection were taken by War Relocation Authority (WRA) photographers (e.g., Dorothea Lange) for publicity purposes. In contrast to the smiling faces in these photos, Estelle Ishigo's letters and paintings (e.g.,...
Children; Girls; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women artists; Women photographers; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Arizona; United States -- Arkansas; United States -- California; United States -- Colorado; United States -- Idaho; United States -- Utah; United States -- Wyoming
Rich collection of digitized materials from instititutions across much of the American West. Just a few highlights include more than 600 photographs by Laura Gilpin; oral histories of Montana women ranchers; and oral histories from the "Montana...
Feminism; Frontier and pioneer life; Indians of North America; Women photographers
Arizona; Colorado; Montana; Nebraska; New Mexico; South Dakota; Utah; Wyoming
Abby Williams Hill (1861–1943) received four successive contracts to produce landscape paintings for major railway companies from 1903 to 1906. The Abby Hill Collection includes paintings from this period, a small selection of earlier and later...
United States -- Montana; United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Wyoming
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