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...
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
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 more than 3,500 scans of photographs, maps, and documents. Highlights include an interactive map that traces Earhart's last flight; images of Earhart's medals; and her prenuptial agreement.
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 documents the struggle between church (e.g., Baptist) positions and local, state, and national government. Access documents related to abortion from the subject keyword menu, or browse by subject for the following terms: "Abortion,"...
Abortion; Baptists; Christians; Church and state; Religion
This collection features approximately 300 posters
that document women’s activism throughout the
world. These posters cover a wide variety of topics:
discrimination against women; economics; education;
feminism; motherhood; peace movement...
Feminism; Human rights; Reproductive rights; Violence against women; Women's rights
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.