Telling the story of Black women’s suffrage, one artifact at a time.

Featured Collections

Collection Claire Collins Harvey Papers

Claire Collins Harvey Papers

Contains correspondence, photographs, writings, minutes and agendas, and collected materials documenting her involvement with Womanpower Unlimited in the areas of civil rights, international peace activism and women's issues.

Collection The Woman's Era

The Woman's Era

Contains facsimiles and transcriptions for each of the twenty-two extant issues of The Woman’s Era, published by Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin in Boston, Massachusetts and distributed nationally between 1894 and 1897

Collection Ida B. Wells Barnett Papers

Ida B. Wells Barnett Papers

Contains correspondence, manuscript of Crusade for Justice: the Autobiography of Ida B. Wells, diaries, copies of articles and speeches by Wells, articles, and accounts about Wells, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Collection Mary Church Terrell Exhibit

Mary Church Terrell Exhibit

Contains materials from Oberlin College Archives exhibit exploring Terrell’s life and work through four lenses: learning, labor, leadership, and legacy.

Featured Primary Source Sets