Category Archives: Word-Worthy Women

Word-Worthy Women

Hi, everyone! It’s been a busy week here in the library. Everyone has been working hard before a long holiday weekend. We hope you have a great long weekend! Here’s an old V&I post to in case you missed it: … Continue reading

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Word Worthy Woman: Madame C. J. Walker, bath and beauty pioneer

I’m currently writing a post about minority women who have become prominent social figures through their cosmetics entrepreneurship. I feel I could hardly do them justice without talking first about one of America’s first female or black millionaires, an early … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Special Magazine: Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey’s Lady’s Book, published between 1830 and 1898, established the foundation for contemporary American fashion magazines. The longest running ongoing publication to address interests of women in the nineteenth century, Godey’s Lady’s Book included fashion coverage, domestic matters such as housekeeping and cooking, … Continue reading

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