Some of the photos in this collection appeared in Estelle Ishigo's book, Lone Heart Mountain. The collection also includes more than 90 of Ishigo's drawings that depict life at the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp between Cody and Powell, Wyoming.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Women artists
United States -- Wyoming -- Heart Mountain Relocation Center
Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876-1977) was inaugurated as governor of Wyoming in 1925, thus becoming the first woman governor in the United States. In addition, she was Director of the U.S. Mint in 1933 to 1953. This large collection documents Ross' work...
United States Mint -- Officials and employees; Women governors
This narrative history includes more than 60 photographs. Sections cover the early emphasis on gymnastics and calisthenics; the creation of the Women's Athletic Association; the debate over whether women should participate in competitive sports;...
Education (Higher); Women athletes; Women college students
This chronological overview offers a wide range of supporting primary sources, such as documents on the Civil War homefront; letters by nurses during World War I; and state regulations for women workers (1920).
Civil War, 1861-1865; Women -- Suffrage; Women's rights; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945;
This collection includes seven works published by the University of Wisconsin that explore the history of women students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin System. They Came to Learn, They Came to Teach, They Came to Stay (1980) includes...
Women college students; Women college teachers; Women's studies
This site provides historical context for a wide variety of artifacts, often relating a specific story about how the artifact was used in daily life. Examples of clothing include wedding dress from 1887; a woman suffrage tunic (1916); prom dresses...
A search for "women" retrieves more than 5000 records. In addition to photographs and paintings, the collection includes documents (e.g., "Madison Female Seminary Prospectus), posters (e.g., "Women's Dance, 1971"), and advertisements.
Advertising; American Red Cross; Beauty contestants; Clothing and dress; Cookery; Hairstyles; Holocaust survivors; Household appliances; Indians of North America; Infants; Kitchens; Lesbians; Mothers; Nurses; Schools; Weddings; Women dancers; Women...
The 1890 U.S. census indicates that 81% of Belgian Americans in Wisconsin lived in the northeastern counties of Brown, Kewaunee, and Door. This collection includes photographs, oral histories, immigration histories, and survey maps.
Belgian American women; Immigrant women; Vernacular architecture
Congressional District of Washington, between 1959 and 1970. Topics covered include Washington state agriculture, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, sex discrimination against women, anti-communist movements, women's rights, education, labor, aid,...
United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Washington, D.C.
The "Women and Seattle's Civil Rights History" section of the site includes more than 20 interviews with civil rights activists.
African American Women civil rights workers; Filipino American women civil rights workers; Hispanic American women civil rights workers; Race discrimination; Race relations; Segregation; Women civil rights workers
This collection of 380 photographs, postcards, book illustrations, and certificates documents women's athletics at Washington State University from 1899 to 2000. The site offers predefined searches for more than 25 sports, from archery to...
Researchers can browse this site by sport: archery; basketball; bowling; dance; fencing; field hockey; golf; handball; hiking; horseback riding; javelin throwing; rowing; running; soccer; softball; swimming; tennis; track and field; and volleyball.
Women athletes; Women college students; Women in sports