Dorothy West, author of numerous short stories and the novels The Living Is Easy (1948) and The Wedding (1995), was born in Boston in 1907. Highlights in this collection include drafts and rewrites of her novels, as well as letters from Fannie...
African American women authors; African American women journalists; Women authors; Women journalists
The LDS church renounced polygamy in 1904, In the 1930s, fundamentalists who practiced polygamy settled in Short Creek, a town on the border of Arizona and Utah. Although the state of Arizona raided the community and seized 263 children in 1953,...
These short films and news clips document Allied operations as well as activities on the homefront. Highlights include films about Army nurses, the internment of Japanese civilians (see "A Challenge to Democracy"), victory gardens, and rationing.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Nurses; Rationing; World War, 1939-1945
This collection offers more than 10,000 items from seven libraries and museums.
Includes a good selection of short film clips: Eskimo women weaving baskets and shoveling coal; Miss Alaska at Fairbanks Ice Carnival, 1935-1936; and women ice fishing....
Eskimo women; Handicraft; Health care; Indians of North America; Women
United States -- Alaska
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