Lee Morse (1897-1954) was a popular female vocalist in the 1920s and early 1930s. This digital collection includes numerous photographs of Morse, images of her 78-rpm records, a discography, and a biographical profile.
During his three years working for the Southern Courier, Jim Peppler took over 11,000 photographs documenting the civil rights movement, social conditions in central Alabama, and music performances (e.g., Odetta, Tina Turner). Of particular note...
African American women; African American women civil rights workers; Beauty shops; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements; Women singers
United States -- Alabama -- Montgomery; United States -- Mississippi -- Jackson
Founders and former members of the Daughters of Bilitis share their personal stories as well as the contributions that the group made to the gay/lesbian liberation movement and the Civil Rights movement.
This site includes five collections: Connexxus/Centro de Mujeres Collection; the
Crukshank (Margaret) Collection; the Lillian Faderman papers (1976-89); the
Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU) Collection; and the Women Against...
Lesbian studies; Lesbians; Lesbians' writings; Lesbians--Education (Higher); Pornography; Rape; Sex in Advertising; Violence against women
This collection documents the history of Colby-Sawyer College, which was a women's junior college from 1928 until 1973. The college started admitting men in 1990. The collection also includes Patience Cleveland's diary from 1964, in which she...
Actresses; Women athletes; Women college students; Women's colleges
United States -- California -- Los Angeles; United States -- New Hampshire -- New London
Includes 1074 photographs of Florida Seminole Indians taken primarily in the 1950s by Irvin M. Peithmann. These images document Seminole life on the Brighton and Big Cypress Indian Reservations in southern Florida.
Indian women -- North America; Indians of North America; Seminole Indians
Mary McLeod Bethune founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Negro Girls in 1904. This online exhibit features photographs of Bethune and her school, as well as transcripts of Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson's interviews with Bethune.
The scrapbooks in this collection document such topics as travel, women’s colleges, World War II, courtship, and three generations of family life. In addition, the photos in these albums document life in Valdosta, Georgia , from 1900 hrough the...
This collection includes the audio and transcripts of interviews with 45 residents of Cache Valley, Utah. The collection features women originally from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Key...
Hispanic American women; Families; Religion
United States -- Idaho -- Cache Valley; United States -- Utah -- Cache Valley
This collection of nearly 200 interviews provides first hand documentation regarding the role of women in the Pacific Northwest during the early and mid 1900s. The interviews were conducted by students in professor Sue Armitage's history classes...
Childhood; Farm life; Homemakers; Rural women; Women teachers
United States -- Idaho; United States -- Montana; United States -- Oregon; United States -- Washington (State)
The oral histories, photographs, and clippings in this collection document the history of the displacement of Puerto Ricans, Mejicanos, other Latinos, and the poor from the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. The collection includes more than 30...
Women in Science highlights key collections in the Women and Leadership Archives: the Alice Bourke Hayes, Ph.D. Papers, the Katherine DeLage Taft Papers, the Mundelein College Archives, and the Visiting Nurse Association North Records.
Women college students; Women college teachers; Women scientists
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League had teams based in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, and operated between 1943 and 1954. This collection includes oral history interviews (videos/transcripts) with women who played in the...
Women baseball players; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Illinois; United States -- Indiana; United States -- Michigan; United States -- Wisconsin
This collection includes 300 photographs taken by Jessie Groves (1894-1994) over the course of four decades at the Indiana University Medical Center; a slideshow of her original photo album; and an oral history interview (audio with transcript).
The Athenaeum Damenverein was organized in 1876 as the women’s auxiliary of the Athenaeum Turners. In addition to supporting the Turners, this German American organization has offered social and cultural events for its members, and been involved in...
Fashion shows; German American women; Societies and clubs