Divergent Roads: The Historical Paths of Women in Louisiana Blog Series

Women's History Seen through Amistad Collections: Online Blog

Amistad Research Center

Based on Amistad’s founding principle of diversifying the historical record, this blog series highlighted women in Amistad collections who made contributions to the history of New Orleans, or who expanded discourse on New Orleans cultural traditions. Women and topics included early childhood education leader Mildred Martinez, civil rights advocate Rosa Freeman Keller, and social worker Jane T. Lemann.

Learn more from the links below:

Divergent Roads: The Historical Paths of Women in New Orleans Blog Series

NOLA4Women: Mildred Martinez and the Martinez Kindergarten School

NOLA4Women: Rosa Freeman Keller: A White Ally That Fought Racism

NOLA4Women: Jane T. Lemann & Social Welfare in New Orleans

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