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    • Toni Stabile Papers

    • 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
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Notable New Yorkers

    • Three women are among the 10 individuals highlighted in this collection: psychologist and activist Mamie Clark, philanthropist Mary Lasker, and New Deal secretary of labor Frances Perkins. Each section includes a biographical profile, a small photo...
    • African American women; Women cabinet officers; Women philanthropists; Women psychologists
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Presenting The New York Public Library: Drawings, Photographs and Prints

    • Thousands of photographs, lantern slides and postcards documenting New York Public Library buildings, collections, and programs, as well as those of NYPL predecessor institutions. Includes Lewis Hine's images of children's activities at NYPL...
    • Children; Girls; Librarians; Libraries; Pictorial works;
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Grace Robinson Papers

    • This extensive collection documents Grace Robinson's long career as a journalist for the New York Daily News and her brief stint with Liberty magazine. Robinson covered high-profile criminal cases, such as the Hall-Mills Murder Trial (1926) and the...
    • Automobile travel; Travel; Women journalists
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Cecilia Beaux Papers Online

    • This collection of more than 6000 images documents Beaux' education, career as a portrait painter, and personal life.
    • Women artists
    • United States -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester; United States -- New York (State) -- New York; United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
    • Bain Collection

    • This collection of more than 40,000 images documents a wide range of events in early 20th century New York City, including theater productions, crime, strikes, disasters, woman suffrage parades, conventions and public celebrations.
    • Strikes and lockouts; Women -- Suffrage
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Community Service Society Photographs

    • This collection of almost 1400 photographs documents urban poverty, unsafe tenement housing, inadequate hygiene in public areas, and other social issues in late-19th- and early-20th-century New York. The images range from the 1880s through the...
    • African American women; Aged; Girls; Health and hygiene; Mothers; Tenement houses; Women's health services;
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Isabel Bishop Papers, 1914-1983

    • This collection of 2,127 images documents Bishop's career as a realist painter as well as her participation in art organizations.
    • Women artists
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1935-1938

    • This collection includes more than 300 black and white photographs by Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) from her "Changing New York" Works Progress Administration/ Federal Art Project.
    • Women photographers
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • André Studios, 1930-1941

    • This collection includes drawings and sketches produced by the New York firm André Fashion Studios. The "Browse by Subject" option offers more than 150 terms (e.g., coats, dresses, plaid, Scalloping, women's hats).
    • Clothing and dress; Fashion design
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • At Home in Brooklyn: The Nooney Brooklyn Photographs, 1978-1979

    • This collection includes 576 black and white photographs by Dinanda H. Nooney (d. 2004) that document almost 200 families and individuals in their homes. These photos reflect the ethnic and economic diversity of Brooklyn in the late 1970s.
    • Dwellings; Families; Women photographers
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.); United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Gay History Papers and Photographs

    • This collection documents the work of two pioneers in the gay and lesbian rights movement. Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) influenced the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses. She also worked with...
    • Lesbian activists; Lesbians; Women photographers
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Barnard Bulletin

    • Ssearch or browse 100+ years (1901-2002) of the Barnard Bulletin, the oldest continuously-published student newspaper at an American women's college.
    • Women college students; Women's colleges
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

    • More than 2,900 documents cover such topics as folklore, life during the depression, occupations, religion, immigration, and daily life.
    • Depressions, 1929; Folklore; Social life and customs; Women
    • United States -- Alabama; United States -- Connecticut; United States -- Florida; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Illinois; United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- Montana; United States -- Nebraska; United States -- New Mexico;...
    • Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956

    • Mary Fanton Roberts (1864-1956) had a long career that included editing positions at Demorest Magazine, New Idea Woman's Magazine, The Craftsman, The Touchstone Magazine, Decorative Arts magazine, and Arts and Decoration. The bulk of this...
    • Women art critics; Women editors
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • New York Milk Committee Ephemera

    • Leaflets, circulars, and postcards issued between 1910 and 1917 or 1918 by the New York Milk Committee and its Committee for the Reduction of Infant Mortality,
    • Conduct of life; Health and hygiene; Infants; Milk; Mothers
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • The Long Trip

    • In 1935, Lucy Sprague Mitchell established a tradition of leading student teachers on field trips to locations where they encountered issues of the day (e.g., the labor movement, poverty, and race relations). This collection documents the trips...
    • Travel; Women college students; Women college teachers; Women travelers
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York; United States -- Tennessee; United States -- West Virginia
    • Byron Company Collection On Line

    • Hundreds of photographs of women in a variety of settings, including factories; banquets; social club gatherings; area parks; medical facilities; ships; and Barnard College plays. Also included are photographs of women at the New York Association...
    • Barnard College; Blind; Employment; Recreation; Societies and clubs; Theater; Women
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Philanthropy Resources Online (PRO)

    • Highlights include annual reports from a variety of charities and institutions: the American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless... (1852); College Settlements Association; Female Hospitable Society of Philadelphia (1831); the...
    • Child welfare; Social settlements; Women in charitable work; Women philanthropists
    • United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston; United States -- New York (State) -- New York
    • Center for Jewish History Digital Collections

    • Highlights include Abigail Franks' letters to her son from the 1730s and 1740s; photos and posters of the actress Molly Picon; photos of Henrietta Szold from the Hadassah Archives; and oral histories of Austrian-Jewish emigrees who fled to the USA...
    • Actresses; Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Immigrants; Jewish women; World War, 1939-1945
    • United States -- New York (State) -- New York

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