This collection includes over 1,300 images and scanned texts that document the lives of women from the mid 1800s through the 1950s. Researchers will find hundreds of images of clothing (dresses, hosiery, bustles, garters, swimwear, undergarments,...
Advertising; Beauty culture; Clothing and dress; Cosmetics; Feminine hygiene products; Hair -- Care and hygiene; Health and hygiene; Menstruation; Personal beauty; Women -- Suffrage; Women in advertising; Women's periodicals; Women's rights
This collection of almost 1400 photographs documents urban poverty, unsafe tenement housing, inadequate hygiene in public areas, and other social issues in late-19th- and early-20th-century New York. The images range from the 1880s through the...
African American women; Aged; Girls; Health and hygiene; Mothers; Tenement houses; Women's health services;
The 600 health-related advertisements in this collection appeared in newspapers and magazines from the 1910s through the 1950s. The following categories link to a significant number of advertisements: Cough and Cold; First Aid and Wound Care; Food;...
Health and hygiene; Household products; Women in advertising
Includes 908 posters from the Works Projects Administration. These posters publicized health programs (e.g., prenatal care); cultural programs (art exhibitions, theatrical, and musical performances); travel and tourism; educational programs; and...
Health and hygiene; History; New Deal, 1933-1939; Posters; Women; Works Projects Administration; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- California; United States -- Illinois; United States -- Iowa; United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New York; United States -- Ohio; United States -- Pennsylvania;
In these ten letters to her husband from 1873, Emma Spaulding Bryant recounts her activities while visiting relatives in Ohio and Illinois. Some letters describe Bryant's visits to a doctor in Cleveland for "uterine difficulties."
Health and hygiene; Marriage
United States -- Illinois; United States -- Ohio
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