Trial: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th & 20th Century

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Southern Women and their Families in the 19th & 20th Century

This collection includes women’s letters that dwell heavily on illness, pregnancy, and childbirth. The years of the Civil War are particularly well documented since many women were convinced that they were living through momentous historical events and kept records (ProQuest). To gain access, please go here: http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=https://hv.proquest.com/historyvault/hv.jsp?pageid=advanced_ui&module=544

This trial expires on Dec. 15, 2021.

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