Sisters Sue McBeth (1830-1893) and Kate McBeth (1833-1915) were missionary teachers to the Nez Percé in North-central Idaho during the last quarter of the 19th century. In addition to documenting their interactions with the Nez Percé tribe and...
Indians of North America; Religion; Sisters; Women missionaries; Women teachers
Includes letters written by freedmen's teachers Lucy and Sarah Chase, Jane Briggs Smith, and Gertrude Allen; letters from freedwomen and freedmen; and articles in publications such as New-York Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Education; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Women teachers
United States -- South Carolina; United States -- Virginia
Highlights include interviews with Diane Nash, and Rosa Parks, and Sonia Sanchez;
a video profile of Fannie Lou Hamer; and Sylvia Mendez' recollection of the conditions that led Mexican Americans to sue for desegregation in the 1940s.
African American women; Civil rights movements
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