Includes Mary McLeod Bethune's 1939 speech, "What Does American Democracy Mean to Me;" Fannie Lou Hamer's "Testimony Before the Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention" (1964); Shirley Chisolm's ""The Black Woman in Contemporary...
African American orators; African American women; Speeches, addresses, etc.;
This extensive collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous writings, clippings and memorabilia of Lyman Beecher, Henry Ward Beecher, Catharine Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Calvin Stowe, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Charlotte Perkins Gilman,...
Antislavery movements; Suffragists; Women educators
Photos in this collection document Duke's life: childhood at school and at Duke Farms; life at her various residences; trips to Europe (1923) and the Middle East (1938); events at Duke University (e.g., Duke setting a cornerstone); her time as a...
Fletcher's account of her six-week venture into Plains Indian territory in 1881. The site also includes an overview of Fletcher's life, a photo gallery, and the text of the folktales that she recorded in her diary.
Dakota Indians; Indians of North America; Women anthropologists
Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) is best known for developing the Apgar Score, a standard for assessing the health status of newborn children. This collection offers an overview of Apgar's career and a wide range of online primary sources.
The articles and speeches in this collection cover such topics as birth control, sex education, immigration, eugenics, international population policy, and Sanger's own role in the birth control movement.
Abortion; Birth control; Feminists; Reproductive rights; Sex education; Women social reformers