New library collections: women’s history

Digitized archive of The Lily
The first newspaper for women published in Seneca Falls, New York from 1849 until 1853.  The Lily originated as a temperance journal for the Seneca Falls Ladies Temperance Society and was edited by Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894). Available through Accessible Archives along with Godey’s Lady’s Book (1830-1898). Learn more about The Lily’s publishing history here.


Everyday Life & Women in America, 1800-1920

An online collection documenting the social and cultural forces that shaped the lives of Americans from 1800 to 1920 including the study of families and home life in the South and in the North, religion, race, education, employment, politics, marriage, sexuality, health, childhood, fashion, travel, and entertainment.

Visit our New & Trial Resources page to find these and other newly added items.

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