Sources that illustrate the lives of women in the plantation system.
Excerpts from a pamphlet protesting the Equal Rights Amendment.
The story of an ambitious woman who used her intelligence and privileged family connections to fight for social reform on the largest national and international stages.
The story of a woman who advocated for full equality, regardless of race, gender, or sexuality.
An article about the creation of uniforms for the United States Navy’s WAVES program.
Illustrations by Miné Okobu, a Japanese American artist who lived at Topez concentration camp for almost two years.
The story of a Chinese American physicist who contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and overcame many racial and gender barriers to achieve recognition.
Excerpts from a magazine article about the newly-formed Women’s Army Auxiliary Corp.
Propaganda posters recruiting women to different types of war work.
A poster outlining the responsibilities of homefront housewives.