Godey's Ladys Book

Contains the full text of the nineteenth century magazine. The publication was intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of America. In addition to extensive fashion descriptions and plates, the early issues included biographical sketches, articles about handcrafts, female costume, the dance, equestrienne procedures, health & hygiene for ladies, recipes & remedies, etc.

Type of Information: 
Type of Information: 
Primary Sources and Archives
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Covers 1830 -1845, Accessible Archives plans to digitize issues through 1880.