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Martha Graham establishes a School of Contemporary Dance

Margaret Mead's Coming of Age in Samoa establishes her reputation as a field anthropologist

1931 Designer Elsa Schiaparelli introduces the built-up shoulder 1780 Sentiments of An American Woman 1814 From Dolley Payne Madison to Anna Cutts, 23 August 1814. Library of Congress. The British troops were approaching the city of Washington as Mrs. Madison remained in the White House protecting papers and valuables in this most famous of all of Mrs. Madison's letters. Written over two days, it describes the approach and arrival of the British. 1830s Marszalek, John. 1. [Interview] Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes. C-SPAN, 8 March 1998. Available from: discusses his book The Petticoat Affair: Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson's White House. Women's Rights National Historical Park. 1849 Pioneer Overland Trail Routes: 1847-1869 [online]. Salt Lake City: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, n.d. [cited 12 March 2002]. Available from: The site includes the diaries of Lucia Everett (1862) and Bathsheba Smith (1849). Lowell National Historical Park 1850s Gates, Henry Louis. 1. The Bondwoman's Narrative [Interview online]. Interviewed by Gwen Ifill. NewsHour, 23 July 2002. Available from: Hine photographs 1917 Jeannette Rankin becomes the first woman member of Congress (R-Montana) Helen Keller: 1. Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture [online]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 22 April 2002 [cited 4 May 2002]. Available from: Baumler Ellen. 1. Montana and the National Florence Crittenton Mission [Lecture online]. The Montana Historical Society's Thursday Night Lecture Series, n.d. [cited 11 March 2004]. Available from: Grinstead, Leigh. 1. The Unsinkable Molly Brown [online]. Talking History, 13 April 1998. Available from: Doherty, Thomas. 2. Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934 [Interview online]. Interviewed by Eileen Dugan. Talking History, 23 March 2000. Available from: Mary McLeod Bethune, Educator [online]. In Florida Memory Project. Tallahassee: Bureau of Archives & Records Management, Florida Department of State, n.d. [cited 6 June 2002]. Available from: Includes transcript of an interview with Bethune, as well as about twenty photographs of Bethune and her students. Marian Anderson Collection of Photographs, 1898-1992 [online]. [Philadelphia, Penn.]: University of Pennsylvania Library, 1998 [cited 16 April 2001]. Available from: 1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death in 1951 1. Women of Valor: Bella Abzug [online]. Brookline, Mass.: Jewish Women's Archive, n.d. [cited 21 April 2002]. Available from: This site uses photographs and audio/video clips of speeches to document Abzug's life, including her six years as Congresswoman 1969 1974 Schapiro, Amy. 1. Millicent Fenwick: Her Way [Lecture online]. Library of Congress, 1 April 2003. Available from: 1977 WH Primary Sources by type: 2. Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942 [online]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2000. Available from: Includes folktales, folksongs, and interviews that document a variety of ethnic cultures. A search for Children's songs retrieves 25 records. 1. Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music [online]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002 [cited 3 October 2002]. Available from: This collection includes 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright from 1820-1860 and 1870-1885. Search for temperance or find the term in the Subject Index. Many of the selections (e.g., The Drunkard's Wife) relate to women. 1. Women Geographers on Film I - A Retrospective: Survival in the Male-dominated Academe"