Free online version of the award winning reference work on Chicago’s history and culture.
The Evanston Women’s History Project research database contains information about women and women’s organizations that the project has researched. It provides basic biographical and historical information, details about the significance of many women and women’s organizations, some information about sites where they lived and worked, and resources for researchers.
More than 3,600 encyclopedias and reference sources. Topics covered: world history and culture, medicine and health, statistics, literature, business and science.
Includes Salem’s American history series, “The Decades,” from 1940-2000; Great Events from History, from ancient times to the present; and Milestone Documents in American History, a collection of primary source material.
Examine the events, trends, and attitudes of the time while browsing over a dozen different women’s magazines in high-resolution color, dated from the late-19th century through 2005.Titles include: Cosmopolitan, Essence, Good Housekeeping, Parents and Seventeen.