“An Essay to Revive the Ancient Education of Gentlewomen…” an argument for women and girls to be educated, by Bathsua Makin, 1673Makin, Bathsua, 1600-approximately 1675View Full Item in University of Pennsylvania
London: Printed by J. D. to be sold by T. Parkhurst, 1673
“Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds,” an early scientific text addressed to female readers, first published in 1686Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757View Full Text in University of Michigan
“A serious proposal to the ladies,” which proposes an academy for women, by Mary Astell, 1701Astell, Mary, 1668-1731View Full Text in Penn State University
Unabridged republication of the 1701 London edition ... obvious typographical errors ... have been corrected. Part 2, has sub-title, Wherein a method is offer'd for the improvement of their minds. Par…
“Astronomie des dames,” a book about astronomy written for women, by Jerome Lalande, first published in 1785Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807View Full Text in University of Illinois
University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover.
“Sex in education,” which argues that higher education is harmful to a woman’s health, by Edward H. Clarke, first published 1873Clarke, Edward H. (Edward Hammond), 1820-1877View Full Text in Indiana University
Sex and education : a reply to Dr. E. H. Clarke’s “Sex in education” by Julia Ward Howe, 1874Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910, edView Full Text in University of Michigan
“No sex in education,” which argues for equal co-education of men and women, by Eliza Bisbee Duffey, 1874Duffey, E. B. (Eliza Bisbee), d. 1898View Full Text in University of Michigan
“Health statistics of women college graduates : report of a special committee of the Association of Collegiate Alumnæ,” which finds that seeking a college education does not adversely affect women’s health, 1885View Full Text in Harvard University
Health statistics of female college graduates : from the sixteenth Annual report of the Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor / by Carroll D. Wright.
“Woman and the higher education,” essays by leading female educators, edited by Anna C. Brackett, 1893Brackett, Anna C. (Anna Callender), 1836-1911View Full Text in Harvard University
Bellamy, Mrs. B. W. General introduction.--Brackett, A. C. Preface.--Willard, Mrs. E. (H.) A plan for improving female education.--Embury, Mrs. E. C. (M.) Female education.--Mitchell, M. The collegiat…
“Why go to college?” by former Wellesley College president Alice Freeman Palmer, circa 1897Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902View Full Text in Harvard University
Portrait of Betsey T. Capen, professor of chemistry at Wellesley and Smith Colleges and founder of the Capen School for Girls, 1857View Full Image in Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Portrait of Betsey T. Capen. Betsey T. Capen, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, entered the State Normal School in Bridgewater with the 47th class in March 1856 and graduated in 1857. A teaching career of…
Young women in high school chemistry class, Detroit High School, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, circa 1898View Full Item in Becker County Historical Society
Detroit High School chemistry students with teacher in the chemistry lab.
Biology class at Mills College a women’s college, circa 1900UnknownView Full Item in Mills College
Photograph of several women students in Josiah Keep's class in the Nathaniel Gray Hall of Science at Mills College.
Science class excursion, Winona Normal School, Winona, Minnesota, 1903View Full Item in Winona State University, Darrell W. Krueger Library
John M. Holzinger and his science class on an excursion on the south side of Lake Winona.
Unidentified woman working in the science lab the University of Montana, Missoula, undatedElrod, Morton J. (Morton John), 1863-1953View Full Item in University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
An unidentified woman working in the science lab at the University of Montana, Missoula.
Students in science classroom, Duluth Normal School, Duluth, Minnesota, circa 1905View Full Item in University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
Women students work at laboratory stations in a science classroom at the Duluth Normal School.
Ecology class at the Puget Sound Biological Station, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington, 1922Cobb, John N. (John Nathan), 1868-1930View Full Image in University of Washington
From John Cobb field notebook: Dorothy Wells, Lois May, Harold Eigenbrodt (Ecology class), Marine Biol. Lab., Friday Harbor, Wash. 1922
Students in chemistry lab at Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, Georgia, mid to late 1920sView Full Item in Georgia Archives
Milledgeville, mid to late 1920s. View of chemistry lab on campus of Georgia State College for women, now known as Georgia college. Note the lab equipment. 2003/02/04: The women's college was founded…
Students working in science lab, University of Wisconsin, 1920sView Full Image in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Students working in a lab, c. 1920s.
Girls conducting experiment in science class, Unity Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, circa 1930View Full Item in Minnesota Historical Society
Portrait of Delia Silance, who obtained her bachelor’s degree and received the special award to “outstanding girl in science” from Purdue University, 1930Crisis (Firm)View Full Image in Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Half-length portrait of young woman in necklace. Caption: Delia Silance, Purdue University, B.S. Special award to outstanding girl in science. Math-Eng.
Women working in the science laboratory of the Lincoln Hospital and Home, New York, 1931View Full Image in Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division. The New York Public Library
Students in geology lab at women’s college Bryn Mawr, circa 1940View Full Item in Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr College students in geology classroom. Rock and mineral samples and lab equipment are visible on the table in front of the students. Diagrams are drawn on the chalkboard behind them.
Students staining slides in a biology laboratory at Russell Sage College, a women’s college, 1945Rittase, William MView Full Image in The Sage Colleges
Two students are staining slides in a Biology laboratory. They are working at a lab table and a set of staining glasses are in front of them. One student is holding what appears to be tweezers and is…
Students and instructor in science lab, Pennsylvania School or Horticulture for Women, 1952Rittase, William M.View Full Item in Temple University
Two students and instructor shown at a laboratory work bench. One student records notes while the other uses an eye dropper to measure liquid from a flask.
Sister Stephanie Henry, S.B.S, teaching science at Xavier University Preparatory School, New Orleans, Louisiana, undatedView Full Image in Marquette University
Sister Stephanie Henry, S.B.S., teaching science, Xavier University Preparatory School, New Orleans, Louisiana. Note by Archivist: Established 1915. Verso caption: Sr. Stephanie Henry teaching science…
Students in science class, Missouri School for the Deaf, 1950sView Full Item in Missouri State Archives through Missouri Digital Heritage
Image showing a group of students and their teacher surrounding a table with microscopes. Some use the microscopes to view specimens, while others used simply their eyes.
Nuns in science classroom, Sisters of Mercy Convent, St. Louis, Missouri, 1958View Full Item in Missouri History Museum
Horizontal, black and white photograph, showing an interior view of Sisters of Mercy Convent. The image shows four nuns in a science classroom in the middle of a dissection. Two trays are on the table…
President and Trustees of the ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists), an organization founded and administered by women to support undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences, 1959View Full Item in Los Angeles Public Library
Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph caption dated October 22, 1959 reads, "Scientific Rewards - Completing plans for ARCS Foundation 1959 activities are, from left, Mmes. Charles Luckman, sitting…
Science Fair students, Henry Ford High School, Detroit, Michigan, 1959Lombardo, Detroit News (Firm)View Full Image in Wayne State University. Libraries
Collection located at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. To schedule an appointment to view the original image, order high r…
Joan K. Haselman Carter in Master’s regalia, having earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Saint Louis University, 1962Unknown creator; St. Louis UniversityView Full Item in St. Louis University
Joan Haselman Carter received her Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) from the SLU School of Nursing. Here she is standing in full Master's regalia, flanked on the left by Sister Geraldine Kulle…
Ilene Pope of Ashley Valley Junior High, tied for first place at the Science Fair, Vernal, Utah, 1963View Full Image in Uintah County (UT) Library
Ilene Pope of Ashley Valley Junior High tied for first place in the junior high biological division with this striking layout of the human heart.
High school biology teacher Barbara Hooper and student panelists Muriel Dance and Vincent Brach prepare for a science lecture series at the University of Southern California, 1963Robbins, JeffView Full Item in Los Angeles Public Library
Photograph article dated December 17, 1963 partially reads, "High school science students from Los Angeles will have a chance to rub elbows with some of California’s leading scientists at the hristmas…
Sister Clarence Paul prepares a photomicrograph of Paramecium trichium in the science laboratory at The College of Saint Rose, 1964View Full Image in The College of Saint Rose
Sister Clarence Paul prepares a photomicrograph of Paramecium trichium. Sister Clarence Paul returned to her birth name, [Sister] Margaret Keeshan. She went on to become the fourth president of the Co…
Connie Guion, MD, at the site of the Sweet Briar College Connie Guion Science Building, crica 1964Campbell, GeneView Full Item in Cornell University
Unmounted prints of Connie Guion, MD of the Sweet Briar College Connie Guion Science Building. Connie Guion graduated from CUMC in 1917. Her residency was completed at the Second (Cornell) Medical Div…
High school student Judith Goldman, one of forty students chosen for Westinghouse national science scholarship competition, 1964Dean, GordonView Full Item in Los Angeles Public Library
Photograph caption dated January 31, 1964 reads, "Judith Diane Goldman, 17, 18317 Kittridge St., Reseda, has been awarded an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, to compete for $34,250…
Dr. Grace Van DerVoort teaching students in a science lab at Russell Sage College, undatedView Full Image in The Sage Colleges
Dr. Grace Van DerVoort is demonstrating how to use a machine to two Russell Sage College students. The exact name and purpose of the machine is unknown but it is believed to have been used to conduct…
News release about Clarkson College of Technology returning to co-education after nearly 60 years, 1964Barnes Jr., Curtis LView Full Text in Clarkson University
Clarkson College of Technology, a men's school, returns to co-educational after nearly 60 years with nine incoming women students in 1964. Their names are: Karen Politica, Mathematics; Mary Ann Schern…
Dr. Marjorie Caserio, University of California Irvine’s first female faculty member, in her chemistry lab, 1965View Full Item in UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
JOINS FACULTY-Mrs. Marjorie Caserio works on melting point determination apparatus. She's first woman faculty member at UC Irvine and has been named assistant professor of organic chemistry. Access to…
Student examines a geodesic structure at the Sayre Junior High School Youth Accomplishment Exhibit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1967LeeView Full Item in Temple University
"Geodesic structure that follows the design of the United States building at Expo 67 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is examined at the Youth Accomplishment Exhibit at Sayre Junior High School by Distric…
Two fifth grade students display a balance scale they built at the first science fair at Thomas Dunlap School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1968Maicher, MichaelView Full Item in Temple University
"Balance Scale they built for the first Science Fair at the Thomas Dunlap Public School, 51st and Race sts., is displayed by Donna Martin (left) and Kathy Young, fifth graders, for Gerald Weisman, sch…
Student in a science lab, Bethel College and Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, circa 1970View Full Item in Bethel University
Female student in lab coat looking at test tube during lab at Snelling Campus. Her lab notebook is open amidst a variety of other scientific equipment.
Students in a science classroom at Pine Manor College, a women’s college in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1971View Full Image in Pine Manor College
Title from item. Date from item. Bradford F. Herzog
Students working together during a science lab, Scripps College (a women’s college), Claremont, California, undatedView Full Item in Claremont Colleges Library
Two women work together during a science lab. The woman on the left is holding an ear of corn and appears to be pointing to something on it with her pen.
Edna R. Green, head of the Science Department at the Philadelphia High School for Girls, teaching a class, 1973OwensView Full Item in Temple University
"Mrs. Edna R. Green, Head of Science Department here teaching physics. Enrollment has tripled in the last ten years." With description
Staff and student in science class, University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, circa 1980View Full Image in University of St. Francis
A staff and student reviewing in science class.
Dr. Meg Mathies and students Elena Straub and Lori Weintraub in a science lab at Scripps College, undatedView Full Item in Claremont Colleges Library
Three women, Meg Mathies, Elena Straub, and Lori Weintraub work together during a science lab.
Woman in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, early 1980sView Full Image in Appalachian State University
This image shows a woman in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University (1967-current) holding coiled extension cords and cables in the early 1980s. Other women can be seen in the backgr…
Grade school teacher Jo Crow with students Michelle Adams and Alyssa Ginder who received top ratings at the Illinois State Science Fair, 1988View Full Item in Illinois Prairie District Public Library http://www.ipdpl.org
Metamora Grade School students received top ratings at the State Science Fair held in Champaign-Urbana. Representing Metamora Grade School were Michelle Adams with a project on "Dyeing with Natural Dy…
Student Paula Green presents her science project at the George Washing Carver Science Fair in Philadelphia, 1994DiasView Full Item in Temple University
"15 yr old Paula Green explains her science project to judges at the George Washington Carver Science Fair in Mitten Hall- Her project is titled 'How to Motorize a Paper Bird.' - She goes to FELS Jr.…
Students inspecting a fish in a biology laboratory, Boise State University, Idaho, 1990sView Full Item in Boise State University - Albertsons Library
Two women inspecting a fish under a lamp in a laboratory.
University of Scranton press release about grant to support scholarships for women in scientific fields, 1997University of Scranton. Office of Public RelationsView Full Item in University of Scranton
Dr. Deborah Partridge Wolfe receiving the 1998 George Washington Carver Award for her contributions to science educationView Full Item in Temple University
"Dr. Deborah Partridge Wolfe (second picture) received the 1998 George Washington Carver Award for her contributions to science education. The award was presented by Thomas Anderson Jr., chair of the…
Helen Kettering, first full time science faculty at Elgin Community College (Illinois), at the dedication of the Science Classroom named for her, 1999View Full Image in Elgin Community College
Dedication of the Helen Kettering Science Classroom. Michael Shirley, ECC President in the foreground, shakes hands with Helen Kettering on the occasion of the dedication of the Helen Kettering Scienc…
Veterinary students at Fort Valley State University at an anatomy lecture, Georgia, undatedView Full Item in New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Photograph of veterinary students at Fort Valley State University in Peach County, Georgia gathered for an anatomy lecture by Frank Lochner, a professor in the Department of Veterinary Science. He poi…
Students working in computer lab at the University of North Texas, circa 2013Clark, JunebugView Full Item in UNT Libraries Special Collections
Photograph of students working in a computer lab, room 101 of the General Academic Building (GAB) at UNT. 1 photograph : col.
Students working in chemistry lab at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, Georgia, undatedView Full Item in New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Photograph of two chemistry students working in a laboratory at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia. The students examine a beaker filled with yellow liquid. A tray containing t…