In 1922, South Carolina resident Eleanor Phelps took part in the inaugural American Express Company Cruise Around the World. These photographs and diary entries document her visits to the Taj Mahal, the Panama Canal, and such destinations as Cuba,...
China; Cuba; Egypt; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Panama; United States -- Hawaii; United States -- South Carolina -- Aiken
Mary Pickford (1892-1979) established herself as a silent film star in the 1910s. She received an Academy Award for best actress in her first talking film, "Coquette" (1928).
Pickford, along with with Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, and D. W....
Motion picture actresses; Motion picture producers and directors
This collection includes 17,000 of the 28,000 physical items in the Printed Ephemera collection at the Library of Congress. Highlights include the broadside "The Sentiments of an American Woman" (1780), "Declaration and Protest of the Women of the...
Advertising; Social life and customs; Women -- Suffrage
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