This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
The database offers the following features:
- Detailed descriptions and links to more than 700 digital collections
- Quick access to basic and advanced searches on every page
- Options for browsing by subject (300+ entries), place, time period, and primary source type
- Options for narrowing search results by subject, time period, place, and primary source type
- RSS feeds (at right) alert users to new records in the database.
An interactive map links more than 500 locations (towns, schools, buildings) with relevant online primary sources.
This site has been recognized by the ABC-CLIO Online History Award (2009) and the ACRL WSS Significant Achievement Award (2009); it is maintained by Ken Middleton (firstname.lastname@example.org), Digital Initiatives Librarian at Middle Tennessee State University's Walker Library.
Last update: August 25, 2016