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.
This collection includes full transcripts from approximately 50 interviews. Examples of some of the topics covered: anti-pornography movement; anti-violence and anti-poverty programs; lesbian rights; labor and peace activism; reproductive justice.
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
Dance companies from around the world have performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival since 1932. This video collection includes more than 100 excerpts of performances recorded at festival. Highlights include performances by Anna Duncan (1942),...
This collection documents Knoll Bassett's education at the Kingswood School and Cranbrook Academy of Art; her work with Knoll Associates from the 1940s to 1965; and projects undertaken since her retirement. The collection includes copies of designs...
This collection includes photographs of Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's clothing collection from the 1950s and 1960s, more than 1100 Miss America fashion photographs, and a small collection of photographs of plant employees.
Beauty contestants; Beauty contests; Clothing and dress; Fashion photography; Fashion shows; Miss America Pageant
This online exhibit features selected sources from the papers of six key activists and the records of Women's Action Alliance and the National Congress of Neighborhood Women.
Issues covered include labor, socialism, civil liberties, peace, racial...
Feminism; Feminists; Women lawyers; Women social reformers