This collection documents the effort to revive handcraft in western North Carolina. Highlights include photographs of women making crafts, as well as images of baskets, cornhusk dolls,and textiles that were made by women. The collection also...
Arts and crafts movement; Basket makers; Basket making; Cherokee women; Handicraft; Social life and customs; Women Photographers;
Appalachian Region, Southern.; United States -- North Carolina;
Jessie Daniel Ames (1883-1972) organized the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching as a volunteer movement within the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. The digitized items in this collection include organizational papers...
Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching; Lynching; Race relations; Women social reformers
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
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