Highlights include correspondence with Lydia Maria Child and Amy Post; Jacobs' appeal for aid for the Savannah Freedmen's Orphan Asylum; and "Advertisement for the capture of Harriet Jacobs. American Beacon, Norfolk Virginia, July 4, 1835.
African American women authors; Women slaves; Women social reformers
The 600 health-related advertisements in this collection appeared in newspapers and magazines from the 1910s through the 1950s. The following categories link to a significant number of advertisements: Cough and Cold; First Aid and Wound Care; Food;...
Health and hygiene; Household products; Women in advertising
Congressional District of Washington, between 1959 and 1970. Topics covered include Washington state agriculture, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, sex discrimination against women, anti-communist movements, women's rights, education, labor, aid,...
United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Washington, D.C.
This collection includes numerous letters by Cordelia Harvey, the state sanitary agent. Harvey wrote about sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers, construction of army hospitals, and requests for aid. Another subcollection includes papers related to...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Women
United States -- Wisconsin
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