Founders and former members of the Daughters of Bilitis share their personal stories as well as the contributions that the group made to the gay/lesbian liberation movement and the Civil Rights movement.
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
In addition to being a prolific writer, Ellinor Dale Runcie (? -1935) was a teacher at the Barstow School in Kansas City and Miss West’s School for Girls in St. Joseph, MO. This collection includes samples of her letters, poetry, and short stories.
Teachers; Women authors
United States -- Missouri; United States -- California - San Francisco
Folkstreams offers streaming video of documentary films about American folklore. Select "Women" from the subjects list to explore a wide range of topics, from life stories of ballad and gospel singers to the wedding traditions as practiced by Old...
African American women; Aging; Folk music; Folklore; Quiltmakers; Religion; Social life and customs; Weddings; Women singers;
Sewing Machine Times was a bi-monthly trade journal that included articles, news stories, information about new products, employment notices, advertisements for sewing machines and related home goods, and descriptions of sewing machine retail...
Shades of Gray and Blue provides a unique online tool for exploring the Tennessee homefront during the Civil War. The site pairs compelling stories of individual women and men with quick access to relevant photographs, artwork, and images of...
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 collection includes original audio-taped life stories, Vietnamese and/or English-language transcripts of the interviews, time log summaries, and photographs of narrators. Some narrators have also contributed their own photographs and...
Vietnamese Americans; Vietnamese American women
United States -- California
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