A letter written by Sarah Watie, wife of the leader of the Cherokee, describing the toll the American Civil War took on their nation.
The life story of a Confederate woman who lost everything and turned to white supremacy.
These sources illustrate the work women did to support war production in their own homes.
The story of a woman who purchased her own freedom and became the dressmaker of the First Lady.
The story of a free Black woman who built a life in Oregon.
Two examples of antebellum propaganda written to shape the minds of children.
An advertisement for engagement rings that speaks to the influx of marriages after the war.
A newspaper article discussing how the end of the war affected women defense workers.
A poster outlining the responsibilities of homefront housewives.
A Wisconsin Senate resolution condemning married women in the government workplace.