Gerritsen Collection – Women’s History Online [via ProQuest]
A searchable, full-text collection of books and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and women’s rights. The texts, collected between the late 1800s and 1945 are in fifteen different languages and cover four centuries
Everyday Life & Women in America, c1800-1920 [via Adam Matthew]
This digital collection provides access to rare primary source material from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History, Duke University and The New York Public Library. It comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of books, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.
North American Women’s Letters and Diaries (NAWLD) [via Alexander Street Press]
Includes the full text of diaries and letters of more than 100 women from the 18th and 19th centuries, with biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography on women’s narratives.
Vogue Archive [1892-present [via ProQuest]
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. Search by advertisement, article, editor, and more or browse each issue by date.
Women Working 1870-1930 [via Harvard University Library Open Collections Program]
Provides free access to over 3000 digitized books,pamphlets and magazines as well as archival and manuscript material including institutional records and personal diaries. All the material pertains to women in the U.S. economy from 1870-1930.