This collection includes 42 published works of fiction, poetry, autobiography/biography, and essays. Highlights include Ann Plato's Essays (1841), the first book of essays by an African American; Harriet Wilson's Our Nig (1859), the first novel...
In addition to being a prolific writer, Ellinor Dale Runcie (? -1935) was a teacher at the Barstow School in Kansas City and Miss West’s School for Girls in St. Joseph, MO. This collection includes samples of her letters, poetry, and short stories.
Teachers; Women authors
United States -- Missouri; United States -- California - San Francisco
This collection includes photographs of pear packing in Southern Oregon and poems by Susan J. Reid about area women who worked in the industry. Reid assembled the collection to accompany her 1988 graduate thesis of the same title.
Women agricultural laborers; Women in agriculture
United States -- Oregon -- Jackson County
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