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    • Wisconsin Historical Society: Museum Objects Archive

    • This site provides historical context for a wide variety of artifacts, often relating a specific story about how the artifact was used in daily life. Examples of clothing include wedding dress from 1887; a woman suffrage tunic (1916); prom dresses...
    • Clothing and dress; Household appliances
    • United States -- Wisconsin
    • Catherine May Congressional Papers

    • 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,...
    • Women legislators
    • United States -- Washington (State); United States -- Washington, D.C.
    • Mountaineers Collection

    • The Mountaineers Club was founded in 1906 to promote the discovery and conservation of the "mountains, forests and watercourses of the Pacific Northwest." Over half of the charter members of the Mountaineers were women. More than 670 photographs in...
    • Societies and clubs; Women mountaineers
    • United States -- Washington (State)
    • School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia

    • Hightlights include oral history interviews with Ruth James, lead litigant in the court cases initiated to reopen Norfolk's schools, and Vivian Carter Mason, a founder of the Women's Council for Interracial Cooperation; records from the Women's...
    • African American women; Civil rights movements; School integration; Societies and clubs; Women teachers
    • United States -- Virginia -- Norfolk
    • Oral Histories in the Perry Library: Women's History and Issues

    • Highlights include interviews with the first librarian at Old Dominion, faculty members, physicians, priests, and Girl Scout leaders. One set of interviews explores sex roles during the Great Depression.
    • Civil rights movements; Depressions, 1929; Education (Higher); Girl Scouts; Women college teachers; Women physicians; Woman priests
    • United States -- Virginia -- Norfolk
    • Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War

    • This companion site to an exhibition in 1997 groups primary sources under themes such as patriotism, war work, spies, religion, and education. The "Griefs and Anxieties" section includes a letter from 1862 that informs a South Carolina woman of...
    • Civil War, 1861-1865; Women
    • United States -- Virginia
    • Louis L. McAllister Photographs

    • This collection includes more than 2500 of McAllister's photographs of the people and built environment of Burlington, Vermont. Highlights include photos of girls and women in dance recitals; public high school students; students at Mount St....
    • Camps for girls; Dance recitals; Girls; Nuns; Schools; Women
    • United States -- Vermont -- Burlington
    • Womenspeak: Voices of Vermont Women

    • Audio excerpts from oral history interviews with 12 women. Some of the topics covered include farming, music, entering politics in the 1970s, and the arrival of electricity in Hinesburg, VT
    • Social life and customs;
    • United States -- Vermont
    • Community Collection: People, Places, and Things

    • This site documents the social, educational and architectural history of Ogden, Utah. Highlights include Emily Almira Cozzens Rich's diaries from 1893 to 1947; oral histories covering the history of St. Benedict's School of Nursing; and a small...
    • Nurses; Nursing -- Study and teaching; Social life and customs; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945
    • United States -- Utah -- Ogden
    • Mormon Publications: 19th Century

    • Highlights include periodicals The Young Woman's Journal (1889-1929), published by the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association, and The Woman's Exponent (1872-1899).
    • Mormon women; Societies and clubs; Women's periodicals
    • United States -- Utah
    • Texas Woman's University - University Archives

    • Strengths of the photograph collection include athletics, dance, and the nursing program. This site also includes descriptions of oral history interviews, artifacts, clothing/textiles, and manuscript collections.
    • Nurses; Women athletes; Women college students; Women college teachers; Women dancers; Women's colleges
    • United States -- Texas -- Denton
    • Jessie Daniel Ames Papers, 1866-1972

    • Jessie Daniel Ames (1883-1972) organized the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching as a volunteer movement within the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. The digitized items in this collection include organizational papers...
    • Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching; Lynching; Race relations; Women social reformers
    • United States -- Texas
    • Texas Archive of the Moving Image

    • This online collection includes home movies, amateur films, advertisements, local television, industrial and corporate productions, as well as Hollywood and internationally produced moving images of Texas. Highlights include a Girl Scout Picnic...
    • Social life and customs
    • United States -- Texas
    • Tejano Voices

    • More than 50 of the oral history interviews (audio and transcripts) in this collection are with Tejanas, women of Spanish-Mexican origin in Texas. Women recall their experiences as city council members, community and political activists, educators,...
    • Mexican American women
    • United States -- Texas
    • Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection

    • This collection includes hundreds of items that document the key role that East Tennessee women (e.g., Lizzie Crozier French) played a critical role in the women's suffrage movement; it includes scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes from the...
    • Women -- Suffrage; Temperance
    • United States -- Tennessee; United States -- Tennessee -- Knoxville
    • Volunteer Voices

    • This collaborative digitization program includes content from more than 100 archives, libraries, and museums across Tennessee. Highlights include documentation of Tennessee's key role in the passage of the 19th Amendment; photos and documents from...
    • African American Women; Civil rights movements; Civil War, 1861-1865; Women -- Suffrage
    • United States -- Tennessee
    • The Life and Works of Emma Bell Miles

    • Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) was a naturalist, artist, and noted author of The Spirit of the Mountains (1905), a classic study of Southern Appalachia. Highlights from this collection include photographs of Miles and her family, a nice selection of...
    • Women artists; Women authors; Women naturalists
    • United States -- Tennessee
    • Lowcountry Digital Library

    • Highlights from this collection include the Septima Poinsette Clark Scrapbook, correspondence and memorabilia from the Pierrine Smith Byrd Collection, and MUSC College of Nursing Class Photos.
    • Nursing -- Study and teaching; Women college graduates; Women college students
    • United States -- South Carolina
    • Ogontz School, 1850-1950

    • This online exhibit includes more than 50 photographs that document the history of the Ogontz School. Topics covered include administration of the school, academics, student activities (e.g., May Day), outstanding alumnae (e.g., Amelia Earhart),...
    • Education, Secondary; Girls' Schools; Private schools
    • United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia;

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