Everyday Life and Women in America
Everyday Life and Women in America is a collection of digitized primary sources that illuminate the daily lives of women in the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Conduct of life manuals and domestic management literature are major highlights of the collection. The collection includes monographs, pamphlets, periodicals, and broadsides. Materials in this collection provide insight into a wide variety of topics, including political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, pastimes, and regional, urban, and rural cultures. Materials in this collection allow the viewer to see how women and women's roles were perceived in the United States throughout the long 19th century.
The original materials in this collection are from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History at Duke University and The New York Public Library.