Women's History

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Women's History
Collections on and by women held at the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Julia M. Jackson Woods scrapbook, 1942-1947

Julia M. Jackson Woods scrapbook, 1942-1947

This scrapbook was created by Julia M. Jackson Woods (1911-2000), an African American woman from Louisville, Kentucky, who enlisted in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in November 1942. The scrapbook contains greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and ephemera from Woods' service, as well...

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62 pages: 6% complete (3% indexed, 91% transcribed, 85% needs review). No metadata.
Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute book, 1889-1895

Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute book, 1889-1895

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57 pages: 8% complete (0% indexed, 100% transcribed, 91% needs review). No metadata.
Out of the Past

Out of the Past

Francis Ingram (1874-1954)'s handwritten account of Dinnie Thompson (1857-1939). Both women lived in Louisville, Kentucky, and met each other through the Neighborhood House. Dinnie Thompson was a Black laundress, maid, and formerly enslaved person. The account provides snippets of Dinnie's and...

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6 pages: 0% complete (0% indexed, 100% transcribed, 100% needs review). No metadata.
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