Research From Our Fellows
The Women’s History Institute Summer Research Fellowship supports the research of college and graduate students into the lives of women residing in the Hudson Valley during the 18th and 19th centuries. Explore some of their findings in this collection of articles.
The Crane Monument
By Lucy Brewster, Vassar College Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 For visitors walking through the Sleepy Hollow cemetery, one memorial stands out: a tall stone monument with names engraved on each side, standing high above surrounding tombstones. While this grave site is far from the most famous in the cemetery that houses […]
The Situation of Her Writing Desk
By Morgan Graham, PhD candidate, University of Minnesota Margaretta (Happy) Rockefeller Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 When I sit down to write a letter, I start by writing the name of my recipient. And then, with the friend I’m writing to in mind, I might tell her how I’ve spent my week, […]