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Picturing Women’s History

Did you know that ARTstor includes the Schlesinger History of Women in America Collection? This digital collection includes over 36,000 imagesĀ  from Harvard University’s Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library, the leading national repository for women’s history. “These images represent the work of both professional and amateur artistic and documentary photographers, including the work of many women photographers as well as men.”

Click here to see a selection of images from the Schlesinger Collection, including pictures of Amelia Earhart, Clara Barton, and Susan B. Anthony. Browse through the images with the help of the arrows at the bottom of the screen. Click on the i-button for detailed information about the images.

To search the complete collection, please go to the Library’s homepage, click on Databases A-Z, select ARTstor and add the keywords schlesinger, harvard to your search terms. Alternatively go to Find and select Browse ARTstor by collection.


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