The story of an English religious refugee who funded and founded her own settlement in New Netherland.
A Dutch merchant woman who traveled the world before settling in Flatbush and opening a shop to sell luxury goods.
One of New Netherland’s first settlers recounts her earliest memories of life in the colony.
The story of a radical anarchist immigrant who fought against the tyranny of capitalism and promoted full equality for women.
The story of a young Jewish immigrant who inspired thousands of women to fight for improved working conditions in the garment industry.
The story of America’s first self-made Black female millionaire and how she built a beauty empire that celebrated and empowered Black women.
An article from the "Chicago Defender" that describes the new opportunities and challenges northern cities offered women looking to escape the horrors of the Jim Crow South.
A newspaper article that challenges the unfair federal policy that tied a woman’s citizenship to that of her husband and offers an example of how one native born American woman was a victim of the system.
A photograph of newly arrived picture brides that embodies the particular challenges of immigrating to the United States from Japan and one way the Japanese American community sought to resist those challenges.
This painting depicts the women who moved to New France to marry eligible colonists in exchange for free passage and a small dowry.