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In the papers are represented four generations of the Blackwell, who played important roles in 19th and 20th century American social reform movements: abolition of slavery, women’s rights, woman’s suffrage, and temperance.
An ongoing project to digitize approximately 50,000 pages of historic early American manuscript material, including papers of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison.
Includes published letters and diaries by more than 1000 women represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions. Also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography. [Colonial times - 1950]
Include approximately 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries by more than 1000 women. Represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions. Also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography.
Scans of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and printed ephemera from Amy and Isaac Post, Rochester Quakers who were deeply involved in the abolitionist and women's rights movements of their day.
The site has two parts: "The Story of Whaling", which describes what happened on a 19th century whaling voyage and "Laura's Story", the story of a young girl from Edgartown, Massachusetts who went with her family on a whaling voyage and kept a journal.