The collection, which dates from the 1980s and measures 1.42 linear feet, was compiled in the course of preparations for the "Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds" exhibit, which was staged at the Anacostia Museum from February 1976 to December 1976. This collection documents the lives and achievements of African American women in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, education, politics, science and the arts. The collection is comprised of documents, magazine and newspaper clippings, correspondence, photocopies, brochures and pamphlets.
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Contains images, monographs, and serial publications. Includes poetry, artistic images of women, and serial publications with the focus on women's issues or articles about news pertaining to women.
Booklets, pamphlets, and a monograph concerned with social commentary about women. Includes topics such as women's education, psychic perceptions of the future of women, prostitution, religious discussion of women's natures, appealing traits in women, and the roles of women in society. Monograph included is titled The Business of Being A Woman by I...
Visually rich content as this material contains many cards and clipped images of women and their pursuits.
Two trade cards, unbranded, depicting 3/4 length portraits of women.