The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future and furthers the Radcliffe Institute's commitment to women, gender, and society.
From Our Collections
September 20, 2019 to March 9, 2020
Angela Davis's work asks questions that stem from racial oppression: Is revolution possible? Can women be emancipated? Are prisons necessary?
This exhibition documents a global history, a personal journey, and a quest for a more equitable future.
Maria L. Baldwin (1856–1922) was an African American educator, a community leader, and the principal for over 30 years of the Agassiz School, a well-regarded, predominantly white public elementary school in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Home economics has been stereotyped as solely the domain of housewives, but for thousands of 20th-century women, it was very much a business.