‘Her’story: Encountering Women in the Filson Collections: Ethel du Pont and labor activism.

This summer’s Filson Friday talks by staff members of The Filson included a two part series entitled ‘Her’Story: Encountering Women in The Filson’s Special Collections.  The blog will occasionally be featuring some of the women and women’s organizations discussed during these sessions. By Sarah-Jane Poindexter Restricted by legal and cultural practices, religious and education traditions, women did not enter or […]

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‘Her’Story: Women in the Special Collections: Mary Barr Clay, the Louisville Equal Rights Association, and Women’s Rights

This summer’s Filson Friday talks by staff members of The Filson included a two part series entitled ‘Her’Story: Encountering Women in The Filson’s Special Collections.  The blog will occasionally be featuring some of the women and women’s organizations discussed during these sessions. Throughout the history of the United States, women have taken part in activism.  Activism can be defined as […]

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‘Her’Story: Women in The Filson’s Special Collections: Mary “Polly” Shreve and the American Revolution

This summer’s Filson Friday talks by staff members of The Filson included a two-part series entitled ‘Her’Story: Encountering Women in The Filson’s Special Collections.  The blog will occasionally be featuring some of the women and women’s organizations discussed during these sessions.             When imagining women during the American Revolution, one’s mind might immediately go to […]

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