Members of farm families in North Carolina supplemented their incomes by sewing drawstrings into cotton tobacco bags. This site reproduces the "Report on Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia" that was produced in 1939....
Depressions -- 1929; Employment; Tobacco industry; Women
United States -- North Carolina -- Rockingham County; United States -- North Carolina -- Wilkes County; United States -- Virginia -- Richmond
Nell Shipman (1892-1970) starred in, directed, or produced more than 20 films between 1916 and 1924. This digital collection offers more than 130 images that document the life and career of a pioneering filmmaker.
Actresses; Women motion picture producers and directors
United States -- Idaho; United States -- California -- Los Angeles
The Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is digitizing a wide variety of materials from its extensive collections: selected Academy Awards photographs, rule books, programs and ephemera; full text issues of...
The pamphlets in this collection date from the late 1600s to the late 1800s and include contemporary accounts of trials in the United States and Great Britain. These pamphlets were produced soon after trials and sold to a mass audience. Note that...
Adultery; Divorce; Murder; Rape; Trials; Violence against women
United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New Hampshire; United States -- New York (State); United States -- Rhode Island
This collection includes 700 hours of selected recordings from the NYC Department of Records/Municipal Archives' WNYC collection. Selected "Miscellaneous" segments include the following: "Mary McLeod Bethune: Great Women of America" (1949);...
This collection includes drawings and sketches produced by the New York firm André Fashion Studios. The "Browse by Subject" option offers more than 150 terms (e.g., coats, dresses, plaid, Scalloping, women's hats).
This collection includes more than 150 half-hour radio programs produced by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a western North Carolina not-for-profit. Interviewees discuss traditions, events, and life stories of the region.
Arts and Crafts; Farm life; Folklore; Storytelling
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
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