Highlights from this large collection include photographs of the Madame C.J. Walker, the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, various hairstyles, and students at the Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture; photographs of award winners from...
African American women; Businesswomen; Clothing and dress; Employment; Girls; Hairstyles; Social life and customs; World War, 1939-1945
This companion site to an exhibit at the Library of Congress documents how choreographers have used dance to voice social protest, to celebrate American culture, and to counter anti-American sentiment.
This large collection includes transcripts from oral history interviews with northeastern Ohioans. A number of subcollections include a significant number of interviews with women: "Appliances Of The Past;" the Depression Project; the Greek Culture...
Depressions, 1929; Education; Household appliances; Immigrants; Jewish women; Labor unions; Peace Corps; Women college students; Women college teachers; Women teachers; World War, 1939-1945
These newsletters from the 1970s and 1980s highlight the interests and activities of thirteen feminist and lesbian organizations and community groups in Houston, Austin, and other areas of Texas. The publications addressed such topics as the Equal...
Feminism; Feminists; Lesbianism; Lesbians; National Organization for Women; Political activity
United States -- Texas -- Austin; United States -- Texas -- Houston
This online exhibit explores the history of the statues that Sakakawea inspired in North Dakota (1910) and in National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The "Popular Culture" section of the exhibit includes a link to a Flickr...
Indian women -- North America; Monuments
United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.); United States -- North Dakota
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
Drawing from the holdings of Bryn Mawr College Special Collections and other repositories, this site offers a variety of primary source materials that document the history of women's education. In addition to photos of students and faculty,...
Physical education for women; Women college students; Women educators; Women's colleges; Working class women -- Education
United States -- Kentucky -- Berea; United States -- Pennsylvania -- Bryn Mawr; China
This guide is a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication, American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001).
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