These short films and news clips document Allied operations as well as activities on the homefront. Highlights include films about Army nurses, the internment of Japanese civilians (see "A Challenge to Democracy"), victory gardens, and rationing.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Nurses; Rationing; World War, 1939-1945
Eleanor Steber (1916-1990) made her premiere with the Metropolitan Opera in 1940 and remained with the company until 1963. This collection includes stock publicity photographs, informal snapshots of Steber, and photographs of a television screen...
This database includes images and documents from the Center's major programs, such as the Tennessee Rural African American Church Project and the Tennessee Century Farms Program. Additional highlights include images and histories of the Country...
African American churches; African American schools; Architecture; Societies and clubs
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Tennessee
Helga Teiwes began documenting Hopi basket weavers in the early 1990s. This work culminated in the publication of Hopi Basket Weaving, Artistry in Natural Fibers (University of Arizona Press, 1996). The photographs in this collection illustrate...
Basket Making; Basket Makers; Hopi women; Indians of North America
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 of local newsfilm, documentaries and other programs presents 60 years of social and cultural history of the San Francisco Bay Area. A sample of the many relevant films in this collection follows:
Chicano women's rights (1973);...
This project documents efforts by the Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities to recruit and train women for upper-level governmental positions. In addition to summaries of interviews with 20 women who were involved in the program, the...
Women government executives; Women journalists; Women judges; Women lawyers
United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
Includes 1074 photographs of Florida Seminole Indians taken primarily in the 1950s by Irvin M. Peithmann. These images document Seminole life on the Brighton and Big Cypress Indian Reservations in southern Florida.
Indian women -- North America; Indians of North America; Seminole Indians
Mary McLeod Bethune founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Negro Girls in 1904. This online exhibit features photographs of Bethune and her school, as well as transcripts of Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson's interviews with Bethune.
The scrapbooks in this collection document such topics as travel, women’s colleges, World War II, courtship, and three generations of family life. In addition, the photos in these albums document life in Valdosta, Georgia , from 1900 hrough the...
This collection includes the audio and transcripts of interviews with 45 residents of Cache Valley, Utah. The collection features women originally from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Key...
Hispanic American women; Families; Religion
United States -- Idaho -- Cache Valley; United States -- Utah -- Cache Valley
Nell Shipman (1892-1970) starred in, directed, or produced more than 20 films between 1916 and 1924. This digital collection offers more than 130 images that document the life and career of a pioneering filmmaker.
Actresses; Women motion picture producers and directors
United States -- Idaho; United States -- California -- Los Angeles
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)