This extensive collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous writings, clippings and memorabilia of Lyman Beecher, Henry Ward Beecher, Catharine Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Calvin Stowe, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Charlotte Perkins Gilman,...
Antislavery movements; Suffragists; Women educators
This collection features approximately 300 posters
that document women’s activism throughout the
world. These posters cover a wide variety of topics:
discrimination against women; economics; education;
feminism; motherhood; peace movement...
Feminism; Human rights; Reproductive rights; Violence against women; Women's rights
This collection documents the effort to revive handcraft in western North Carolina. Highlights include photographs of women making crafts, as well as images of baskets, cornhusk dolls,and textiles that were made by women. The collection also...
Arts and crafts movement; Basket makers; Basket making; Cherokee women; Handicraft; Social life and customs; Women Photographers;
Appalachian Region, Southern.; United States -- North Carolina;
In 1922, South Carolina resident Eleanor Phelps took part in the inaugural American Express Company Cruise Around the World. These photographs and diary entries document her visits to the Taj Mahal, the Panama Canal, and such destinations as Cuba,...
China; Cuba; Egypt; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Panama; United States -- Hawaii; United States -- South Carolina -- Aiken
This collection includes diaries by five women: Mary Jane Dilworth Hammond (1853-55) in Hawaii; Inez Knight Allen (1898-99) in Great Britain; Emma Elizabeth Reeve (1902-1904) in New Zealand; Jennie Hill Leavitt (1916-1920) in Samoa and Tonga; and...
Mormon women; Women missionaries
Great Britain; New Zealand; Samoa; Scotland -- Edinburgh; Tonga; United States -- Hawaii
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
Watch Blanche Wiesen Cook's interviews with athletes (Jane Katz and Eve Ellis); authors (Kathy Engel, Erica Jong, and Grace Paley); historians (Alice Kessler-Harris and Ellen Schrecker); journalists (Claudia Dreifus, Amy Goodman, and Ruth Gruber);...
Jewish women; Women athletes; Women authors; Women historians; Women journalists; Women musicians
This collection includes Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel's video interviews with prominent individuals from the following programs (women interviewed are noted): "About the Arts" (Charlotte Curtis, Marian McPartland, Maralin Niska, Estelle...
Women architects; Women artists; Women fashion designers; Women Interior decorators; Women photographers
Lee Morse (1897-1954) was a popular female vocalist in the 1920s and early 1930s. This digital collection includes numerous photographs of Morse, images of her 78-rpm records, a discography, and a biographical profile.
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
This collection includes a good selection ofacclaimed actresses (and actors) from the 1880s through the 1930s: Mary Anderson, Kate Claxton, Fanny Davenport, Pauline Hall, Helena Modjeska, Ada Rehan, Lillian Russell, and others.