A two-page spread from a Communist publication encouraging housewives to join a national meat boycott.
Photographs of women sharecroppers taken by agents of the Farm Security Administration.
A newspaper article about a mother who made and sold illegal liquor out of necessity.
A federal report on women receiving government assistance in Chicago.
A page from a union scrapbook highlighting the involvement of women in Depression Era picket lines.
The story of a labor leader who led a major food-industry strike in her early 20s and was eventually ostracized for her political beliefs.
The story of the highest-ranking woman in the federal government who used her intellect and her network to enforce Prohibition and reform the prison system.
This letter from Mary Alexander illuminates women’s roles in the thriving trade of British New York.
The story of a Black woman who rose from plantation slave to plantation mistress in colonial Florida.
The story of a founding mother of St. Louis.