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Women’s History (18 collections)

  • Bedford County Library – Winona Garbrick

    Bedford County Library – Winona Garbrick

    Winona Garbrick was one of the most prolific teachers in Bedford High School history. Her legacy includes National Bestselling Author Dean Koontz, who wrote a personalized more

  • Chester County History Center – Elizabeth Broomell Passmore Diary Collection

    Chester County History Center – Elizabeth Broomell Passmore Diary Collection

    The digitized diary of Elizabeth Passmore consists of 382 scanned pages and dates from January to December of 1891. Found within the diary are descriptions of more

  • Chester County History Center – Jean Kane Foulke Papers

    Chester County History Center – Jean Kane Foulke Papers

    This digitized selection from the Jean Kane Foulke papers measures 1.4 linear feet and dates from 1850 to 1955, with the bulk of the materials dating more

  • Chester County History Center – Sheeder Family Account Books and Diaries

    Chester County History Center – Sheeder Family Account Books and Diaries

    This digitized selection of eight diaries from the Sheeder Family Account Books and Diaries measures 0.5 linear feet and dates from 1870 to 1879. Found within more

  • Chester County History Center – William Darlington Letterpress Copybook

    Chester County History Center – William Darlington Letterpress Copybook

    The digitized copybook of William Darlington consists of 170 scanned pages and dates from 1845 to 1851. Found within the bound volume are handwritten ink-on-paper transcriptions more

  • Chester County History Center – Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights Collection

    Chester County History Center – Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights Collection

    The Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights Collection measures 0.3 linear feet and dates from 1852 to 1933, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1893 more

  • German Society of Pennsylvania – Women’s Auxiliary of the German Society of Pennsylvania

    German Society of Pennsylvania – Women’s Auxiliary of the German Society of Pennsylvania

    Since its founding in 1764, the German Society provided charitable assistance to German-speaking immigrants in the community. The Women’s Auxiliary of the German Society of Pennsylvania more

  • Germantown Historical Society/Historic Germantown – Pamphlet Boxes Welfare History Collection

    Germantown Historical Society/Historic Germantown – Pamphlet Boxes Welfare History Collection

    The Welfare History Collection documents the roles and importance of several welfare organizations formerly located in and/ or associated with the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia spanning more

  • Lycoming College – Lycoming County Women’s History Collection

    Lycoming College – Lycoming County Women’s History Collection

    Williamsport Women: Voices, Images, Actions Source material related to the history of women in Lycoming County from Lycoming College, the Lycoming County Historical Society, and the J.V. more

  • New Cumberland Public Library – Groups and Organizations of New Cumberland

    New Cumberland Public Library – Groups and Organizations of New Cumberland

    Photographs and postcards depicting various organizations, such as the town band and women's clubs, and employee groups, like the Buttorff and Kline carpet factory workers.

  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – American Association of University Women – Johnstown Branch

    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – American Association of University Women – Johnstown Branch

    Started in 1923, the Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women has been supporting women's issues and improving the lives of women and girls more

  • Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center – Rosina Heydrich’s Midwifery Manual and Ledger, 1770-1819

    Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center – Rosina Heydrich’s Midwifery Manual and Ledger, 1770-1819

    An extensive midwifery manuscript (Hebamme Büchlein) in the archive of the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, penned between the years 1770-1819, is attributed to Rosina Heydrich, more

  • Scranton Public Library – Century Club of Scranton

    Scranton Public Library – Century Club of Scranton

    The Century Club of Scranton is a women's club that was founded in 1911 by prominent women of Scranton.  During the long history, which continues today, more

  • The Baldwin School Archives – Blazers, Uniforms, Gowns Collection

    The Baldwin School Archives – Blazers, Uniforms, Gowns Collection

    This collection is comprised of photographs of the blazers, uniforms, and commencement gowns of the girls and women of The Baldwin School, dating from the 1800s more

  • The Baldwin School Archives: Photos and Documents

    The Baldwin School Archives: Photos and Documents

    In 1888, Miss Florence Baldwin founded "Miss Baldwin's School for Girls, Preparatory for Bryn Mawr College" in her mother's house at the corner of Montgomery and more

  • United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Anne E. Sanford Missionary Collection

    United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Anne E. Sanford Missionary Collection

    Annie Evaline Sanford was born on February 4, 1873 in Springfield, Illinois and graduated from Carthage College in 1894. Annie Sanford completed five missionary terms in more

  • United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: the Lutheran Deaconess Movement in the United States

    United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: the Lutheran Deaconess Movement in the United States

    Books and serial publications published by the various Lutheran Deaconess Communities in the United States, focused on those with Motherhouses in Philadelphia and Baltimore. The “In more

  • United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Women’s Missionary Societies of the Lutheran Church

    United Lutheran Seminary Philadelphia – In Her Own Right: Women’s Missionary Societies of the Lutheran Church

    Books and manuscripts published or created by the various Lutheran Women's Missionary Societies of the General Synod, General Council, and United Synod of the South. Included more