This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. Learn more about the database (e.g. scope, awards, etc).

Featured Collections


Katrina Thomas Wedding Katrina Thomas Ethnic Wedding Photograph Collection (Bryn Mawr College) includes more than 800 photographs of ethnic weddings in the United States.
Women in Blue & Gold Women in Blue and Gold
More than 1800 photographs document women's athletics at Marquette University from 1975 to 2000.
Patsy Mink button Women in Congress See the "artifacts" section for images of political campaign buttons, historic images, gallery passes, collectable cards, and magazine covers.