Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Child, Julia.

Resources
View Resource What's Cooking? Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian

In November 2001, after leaving her Massachusetts home of forty-two years and relocating to California, Julia Child -- the renowned cooking artist -- gave her kitchen to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Behring Center. Designed by her late husband in 1961, the kitchen has become somewhat of an icon after being viewed for seven years by millions of people on three public...

http://americanhistory.si.edu/kitchen/
View Resource Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000 Screenshot

When food comes to our mouths, do we think about where it has come from? Sometimes we might, but often, it just passes along unnoticed. This website looks into the world of food during the period from 1950 to 2000, with a special focus on "who does the cooking, where meals are consumed, and what we know (or think we know) about what's good for us." It is all intended to complement an in situ...

http://americanhistory.si.edu/food
View Resource The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America Screenshot

The mission of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America is to document "the lives of women of the past and present for the future." The library is part of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and interested parties can peruse the Library's announcements, scholarship opportunities, and digital collections here. The Picks & Finds...

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library