Everyday Life and Women in America, c.1800-1920

Primary sources for the study of nineteenth and early twentieth century American cultural and social history from the collections of the New York Public Library and the Sallie Bingham Center for Women s History and Culture, Duke University. Included are fully searchable rare books, broadsides, pamphlets, and periodicals documenting political and social issues, and topics such as race, religion, family, popular fiction and sensational literature, children's prescriptive literature, fashion and beauty, cookery, medicine, education, farming, and work.