Browse/search the digital collection that includes approximately 2000 objects and transcribed document pages from Memorial Hall Museum and Library. The "Activities" section of the site includes video demonstrations of such tools as the "great...
Clothing and dress; Home labor; Temperance; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945; Women photographers
These 15 oral histories (audio and transcripts) with women of eastern European birth or heritage cover building homes and communities, retaining their ethnic traditions, and experiencing the Great Depression and World War II.
Depressions -- 1929; Hungarian American women; Immigrant women; Lithuanian American women; Polish American women; Social life and customs; Ukrainian American women; World War, 1939-1945
This large oral history collection includes approximately 160 full-length audio interviews with women. A small selection from the many highlights in the collection follows: former Middle Tennessee State Teachers College students on campus life...
African American schools; African American women; Depressions -- 1929; Girls; School integration; Schools; Women and the military; Women college students; Women college teachers; Women teachers; World War, 1939-1945 Participation, Female
United States -- Tennessee; United States -- Tennesssee -- Murfreesboro
This collection includes diaries by five women: Mary Jane Dilworth Hammond (1853-55) in Hawaii; Inez Knight Allen (1898-99) in Great Britain; Emma Elizabeth Reeve (1902-1904) in New Zealand; Jennie Hill Leavitt (1916-1920) in Samoa and Tonga; and...
Mormon women; Women missionaries
Great Britain; New Zealand; Samoa; Scotland -- Edinburgh; Tonga; United States -- Hawaii
Highlights include interviews with the first librarian at Old Dominion, faculty members, physicians, priests, and Girl Scout leaders. One set of interviews explores sex roles during the Great Depression.
Civil rights movements; Depressions, 1929; Education (Higher); Girl Scouts; Women college teachers; Women physicians; Woman priests
"The University of Illinois During the Great Depression" covers such topics as the effects of the depression on student life, sororities, work, rules for women students, and life after graduation. "World War II and the University of Illinois"...
Depressions -- 1929; Education (Higher); Women college students; World War, 1939-1945
Toni Stabile, an advocate for cosmetic safety, is the author of Cosmetics: Trick or Treat? (1966) and Cosmetics: The Great American Skin Game (1973, 1979). Her work paved the way for such reforms as cosmetic ingredient listing on labels. This...
Consumer protection; Cosmetics industry; Investigative reporting; Women journalists
The pamphlets in this collection date from the late 1600s to the late 1800s and include contemporary accounts of trials in the United States and Great Britain. These pamphlets were produced soon after trials and sold to a mass audience. Note that...
Adultery; Divorce; Murder; Rape; Trials; Violence against women
United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New Hampshire; United States -- New York (State); United States -- Rhode Island
This collection includes 700 hours of selected recordings from the NYC Department of Records/Municipal Archives' WNYC collection. Selected "Miscellaneous" segments include the following: "Mary McLeod Bethune: Great Women of America" (1949);...
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