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Women's History Materials at Special Collections

These resources highlight women represented in the collections of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives.

Women in the Civil War: Eleanora Willauer’s Diary

Manuscripts archivist Laura Romans invites viewers to take a look at the handwritten, Civil War-era diary of Tennesseean Eleanora Willauer and explore how the war influenced women’s lives. To see the full diary and it's transcript, please visit our digital collections and be sure to check out our Women's Suffrage LibGuide

Women in the Garment Industry: Notions, from the Virginia Arts of the Book Center

Outreach librarian Allison McKittrick invites viewers to take a look at Notions, a unique artists' book that explores the history of women and girls working in the garment industry.