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).
This multifaceted site includes text from the first edition; comparison of manuscript, serial and novel texts; contemporary reviews; book covers from various editions; and antislavery texts that predate the novel.
Antislavery movements; Uncle Tom's Cabin; Women authors
Includes digital images of publicity brochures for over 4500 performers and speakers who were part of the Chautauqua circuit. Highlights include brochures for Maud Ballington Booth : the "Little Mother" of the prisons; Clare Boothe Luce:...
Actresses; Women artists; Women authors; Women dramatists; Women educators; Women entertainers; Women orators; Women travelers
"The University of Illinois During the Great Depression" covers such topics as the effects of the depression on student life, sororities, work, rules for women students, and life after graduation. "World War II and the University of Illinois"...
Depressions -- 1929; Education (Higher); Women college students; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Illinois -- Urbana
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