The story of a labor rights activist and champion for farmworkers.
The story of an organizer of domestic workers and a civil rights activist.
A film and pair of photographs that highlight the intersection of the home and consumerism.
The story of a middle class Confederate farmer’s wife who took over the farm during the war.
The life story of a woman who survived slavery and built a new life in Reconstruction.
Article about a charitable enterprise that supported middle class Civil War widows.
A newspaper account of Confederate women smuggling goods out of the Union.
A newspaper article that illustrates how Black workers were the targets of racist campaigns led by white supremacists in the Reconstruction Era.
This collection of sources illustrates the backbreaking nature of laundry work, one of the few professional opportunities open to Black women in the Reconstruction Era.
The life story of a Confederate woman who lost everything and turned to white supremacy.