Harriette E. Cushman: A New Woman

Harriette E. Cushman: A New Woman Amy L. McKinney   My first experience with the RWSA was at the 2012 conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Joan Jensen was on my dissertation defense committee the year before and visited with me about the conference, asking if I would be interested in being on a panel with … Continue reading Harriette E. Cushman: A New Woman

Young Women’s Diaries as Primary Sources for Rural Women’s History

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