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
The Ladies Literary Club (1873-2005) offered a forum for reading clubs, national and local speakers, and other activities that promoted literacy, culture, and art. The collection includes photos of the club presidents, photos of the landmark...
Literature -- Societies, etc.; Societies and clubs
The Woman's Building, which opened in Los Angeles in 1973, played a key role in the feminist art movement. This collection includes more than 1500 images of artists, Feminist Studio Workshop students, and events at the Woman's Building (e.g.,...
Contextual essays precede small collections of primary sources covering "Breaking into the Temperance Movement, 1852-1853;" "Building the Woman's Rights Movement, 1853-1856;" "Aiding the Antislavery Movement, 1856-1859;" and "Combining Movements,...
Antislavery movements; Temperance; Women social reformers; Women's rights
United States -- New York (State)
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