Celebrating the passage of the woman suffrage amendment by focusing on Nineteen Objects from the campaign.
Detailing women’s collective and individual accomplishments since the 1940s.
How journalism can create legends, and legends can create history.
How visual images gradually became acceptable, then desirable, and finally indispensable to historical thinking.
Examining quilts reveals how history and memory are intertwined in material culture, telling stories of families and communities.
Entitled “The Historian,” this Nineteenth century painting by E. Irving Couse documents the use of buckskin as the medium for some Native Americans to record their history. When exhibited at the National Academy this picture was considered one of the most important paintings of the year.
Under development in early 2022.
This pioneering photojournalist left a remarkable visual record of early 20th Century. One that offers rich opportunities for historical and cultural analysis as well as studies in race, class and gender.
The photography of the Allen sisters reflects their commitment to capturing the gentle beauty around them and visualizing the past.
This gallery presents the work of four early women photographers from California.