Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) is best known for developing the Apgar Score, a standard for assessing the health status of newborn children. This collection offers an overview of Apgar's career and a wide range of online primary sources.
Mary Pickford (1892-1979) established herself as a silent film star in the 1910s. She received an Academy Award for best actress in her first talking film, "Coquette" (1928).
Pickford, along with with Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, and D. W....
Motion picture actresses; Motion picture producers and directors
Kate Seston Matthews (1870-1956) is best known for her photographs depicting characters in the Little Colonel series of children's books. This collection includes some of these photographs, as well as images of daily life in her community of Pewee...
Highlights include a woven coverlet and needlework of a scene from "Lady of the Lake" by Hylah Hasbrouck, as well as examples of awards that she received (e.g., best worsted needlework, 1844). Portraits of her daughters and samples of their work...
Needlework; Portraits; Sewing
United States -- New York -- Gardiner
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