Emilie Davis, an African American woman who lived in Philadelphia, began writing in her pocket diary in 1863. She wrote about such events as National Fast Day, the flight of residents from Gettysburg to Philadelphia during the Battle of Gettysburg,...
The 1890 U.S. census indicates that 81% of Belgian Americans in Wisconsin lived in the northeastern counties of Brown, Kewaunee, and Door. This collection includes photographs, oral histories, immigration histories, and survey maps.
Belgian American women; Immigrant women; Vernacular architecture
This collection includes interviews with women who lived through the Dust Bowl, primarily in the seven western-most counties of Oklahoma where the Dust Bowl hit the hardest. Topics covered include the WPA, President Roosevelt, domestic life during...
Charlotte Virginia Kaminski (Prevost) (1908-1982) lived with her family in Georgetown, South Carolina and spent her summers on Pawleys Island. Most of the photographs in this scrapbook represent her summers on the island.
Several Japanese American women share their experiences before, during, and after World War II. Mitzi Asai Loftus (1932- ) was in the fourth grade when her family was sent to the Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno, California; they also lived in...
Japanese American women; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
United States -- Oregon -- Lane County; United States -- California
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