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 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
This digital collection includes 251 documents from the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, Civil Case No. 32756
about the first African-American woman admitted to the University of Oklahoma law school in 1948.
Emilie Davis, an African American woman who lived in Philadelphia, began writing in her pocket diary in 1863. She wrote about such events as National Fast Day, the flight of residents from Gettysburg to Philadelphia during the Battle of Gettysburg,...
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 organization of this digital collection is based on the six areas used by Helen and Robert Lynd in their seminal sociological study of Muncie ("Middletown"), Indiana in the 1920s and 1930s: Getting a Living (e.g., Muncie Business and...
Camps; Religion; Sisters; Societies and clubs; Women -- Suffrage; Social life and customs; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.
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 collection includes interviews with women who lived through the Dust Bowl, primarily in the seven western-most counties of Oklahoma where the Dust Bowl hit the hardest. Topics covered include the WPA, President Roosevelt, domestic life during...
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 online exhibit includes more than 50 photographs that document the history of the Ogontz School. Topics covered include administration of the school, academics, student activities (e.g., May Day), outstanding alumnae (e.g., Amelia Earhart),...
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
This collection includes audio/transcripts of interviews from the Memories of North Dakota Homemakers oral history project. In addition, Sylvia Morgan and Alice Olson recall their political activism (e.g., personal accounts of the 1968 Democratic...
Home economics; Homemakers; Women political activists
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
Several Japanese American women share their experiences before, during, and after World War II. Mitzi Asai Loftus (1932- ) was in the fourth grade when her family was sent to the Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno, California; they also lived in...
Japanese American women; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
United States -- Oregon -- Lane County; United States -- California
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