In addition to photographs, histories, speeches, programs, and clippings, this collection includes the meeting minutes of such women's organizations as the Iowa Suffrage Association, the Iowa State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, the...
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
This collection includes 62 posters, broadsides, and advertisements related to the Chicano movement. Highlights include "Chicanas For Action Of Justice" and a poster in support of a strike by Mexican American workers at the Farah pants company.
Chicano movement; Mexican American women; Mexican Americans
This collection contains the collected works of nineteenth century Louisiana French writer Sidonie de la Houssaye (1820-1894), as well as correspondence, a scrapbook, and newspaper clippings about her life and writings.
This collection includes 225 photographs of African American Catholics in 25 states. In addition to photos of families, school children, and church dedications, highlights include group portraits of the National Black Sisters Conference General...
African American Catholics; African American women; Nuns
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
Gladys Ewing's scrapbook includes items (invitations, notes, dance cards, etc.) that she saved from the No-TSU-OH 1911 Carnival Ball, winter Mardi Gras celebrations, Krewe parties, luncheons, and other social events.
Debutante balls; Debutantes; Social life and customs
Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) was a naturalist, artist, and noted author of The Spirit of the Mountains (1905), a classic study of Southern Appalachia. This collection includes correspondence that documents her troubled relationship with her parents...
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)
This digital collection includes thirteen issues of the newspaper, The Smasher's Mail, published by Carrie A. Nation in 1901. Each issue includes letters, essays, illustrations, cartoons, and poetry devoted to the temperance cause.