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Everyday Life and Women in America, c1800-1920


This digital collection provides access to rare primary source material on American social, cultural, and popular history from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

Subjects: History; United States History; Encyclopedias; Image Collections; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies; Women's Studies

Notes: It comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes, emphasizing conduct of life and domestic management literature, the daily lives of women and men, and contrasts in regional, urban and rural cultures.

Dates of Coverage: 1800-1920

Provider: Adam Matthew Digital, Ltd

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Download