Many valuable collections remain undiscovered by researchers because they are held by county or local museums whose small staff and budget limit their ability to publicize and provide access to their holdings.
Anne Hyde gives us a sweeping yet intimate narrative of the worlds that Euro-American traders and Native peoples built in the early-nineteenth-century West. It should also serve as a call to arms.
But was Eva McCoy exactly as she appeared? Was her careful appeal actually a careful manipulation of sympathy or did it conceal an even sadder truth?
I didn’t know it then, but my research trajectory changed that day in 2012 when I happened upon Collier’s photos of my family.
Young Women's Diaries as Primary Sources for Rural Women's History Rachel Kleinschmidt My name is Rachel Kleinschmidt and I have been a member of the Rural Women's Studies Association (RWSA) since 2009. My work has focused on unmarried women in Midwestern agriculture throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For this blog, I want to … Continue reading Young Women’s Diaries as Primary Sources for Rural Women’s History
Material cultural studies are necessary when telling the story of rural women’s lives.
The quilting bee continued to be a mainstay in many Canadian communities during WWI.