The story of a brilliant and prolific MIT-trained chemist who fought for healthier homes and communities through the home economics movement.
The story of America’s first self-made Black female millionaire and how she built a beauty empire that celebrated and empowered Black women.
The story of the first woman to make a journey to the Americas for scientific purposes and one of the leading entomologists of the Enlightenment. A companion art activity accompanies this resource.
A document that outlines the differences between male and female education at coeducational land grant colleges like the Agricultural College of Utah.
An illustration that raises questions about the role of women in social reform and outlines the social evils many middle-class citizens feared.
Three outfits representative of the fashions designed to support women as they engaged in new forms of recreation, including bicycling and exercise classes. A companion art activity accompanies this resource.
The first patent issued to an English colonist was for a new invention created by Philadelphian inventor Sybilla Masters. The patent was filed under her husband’s name because women could not be legally recognized.