Women Centered Histories

The collections in this subheading, Women Centered Histories, are broken up into four smaller sections. These sections are listed in the following order, Nursing, Abortion, Activism, and (Women) In Michigan. Some of the topics that emerge are the history of nursing at the University of Michigan, Public Health and Community Nursing, Abortion, and sex discrimination. Also, these collections emphasize the contribution of women to farm life in southern Michigan, the development of the Internet, and education.


Hazel Marie Losh (far left) as a youth with two friends enjoying a beverage.

Professor of Astronomy Hazel Marie Losh (far left) as a youth with two friends enjoying a beverage. Hazel Marie Losh papers, 1870-1978.


Women: Nursing

Michigan leaders in community health nursing oral history project records, 1986-1997.


Michigan leaders in community health nursing oral history project sound recordings series.


Nursing History Society (University of Michigan) records, ca. 1940-1989.




Gladys B. Dillard, a Public Health Nurse.

Gladys B. Dillard, a Public Health
Nurse. Kellogg African American
Health Care Project records.



Women: Abortion

Maris Vinovskis sound recordings.


English 325 (University of Michigan) papers, 1978.




Women: Activism

Women's activism against sex discrimination, the 1970 HEW investigation of the University of Michigan records, 2000-2002.


Shirine M. Repucci papers, 2003-2004.


Women campaign for women to register to vote.

Women holding an R-Day (last day to
register to vote) poster. From Box 1 of the
Brigid O'Farrell collection.

Michigan Veteran Feminists Oral Histories Project interviews, 2003-2004.




Women: In Michigan

Lembi Kongas transcripts, 1975-1978 and 1992.


Tom Van Zoeren oral history collection.


Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Women and Work Program (University of Michigan) transcripts of oral history project, 1978-1979.


Lillian Herstein, Farmer-Labor Party candidate for Congress.

Lillian Herstein, Farmer-Labor Party
candidate for Congress, Second
Congressional District. From Box 1 of the
Brigid O'Farrell collection.



Amy S. Clark collection, 1991-1994.


Academic Women's Caucus (University of Michigan) visual materials series.