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Gender and Sexuality Studies

Local Digital Projects

A & L Tirocchi Dressmakers Project 
A website to accompany the RISD Museum exhibition, From Paris to Providence: Fashion, Art, and the Tirocchi Dressmakers' Shop 1915-1947, including scholarly essays and narrative text on fashion and social history, databases of artifacts and information about the clients and workers associated with the shop, and curricular materials for middle-school students.

Brown Daily Herald Digital Archive
A digital version of selected issues of the Brown Daily Herald (1891- ).

Educating Change  
Powerfully illustrated through the lives of three Mexican/Chicana women - Ramona Medina, Socorro Gomez-Potter, and Yolanda Almaraz-Esquivel - Educating Change documents a history of Mexican women's migration and activism, and considers its relevance for today's US Latino communities, including Providence.

Pembroke Record Digital Archive
A digital version of the Pembroke Record (1923-1970).

What Did You Do in the War, Grandma? 
A collection of oral histories of RI women's experiences during WWII, gathered by South Kingstown High School students.

The Women Writers Project
A long-term research and publication project, focused on new methods of representing scholarly research materials in digital form. The WWP's published collection, Women Writers Online, is an internationally recognized resource for the study of early modern women's writing.