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.
In the early days of photography, images were described as spoiled, tainted, or ruined when touched by the wrong hands—in language that mimicked what was used for young ladies’ reputations.
The papers of artist and designer Elizabeth W. Tyler recently opened to research at the Schlesinger Library.