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VCU M 9 Box 239 f 242 ESL of VA parade float 1918 rsz.jpg
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia float depicting the Barge of State with Victory at the prow. This photograph was taken at the Thrift Day Parade held the afternoon of Saturday, March 23, 1918 in Richmond, VA. According to newspaper reports, over…

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Dorothea Dix’s 1843 speech petitioning the Massachusetts Legislature for funds to improve the living condition of people with mental illnesses at Worchester Hospital. Her speech includes detailed descriptions of conditions in state and privately…

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Abiel Abbot, pastor of the First Church in Beverly, addresses the Massachusetts Society for Suppressing Intemperance at their third anniversary meeting.

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The first annual report of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice includes information about the Society’s incorporation, mission, and statistics about crime in New York in 1874."This Institution was forced into existence by the enormity…

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Liz Vantrease, Class of 1970, reads a copy of the student newspaper, The Bullet, next to a cut out of a Vietnam War soldier who wears a peace sign and a flower.Newspaper headline reads "The Word is 'Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.'" -- a reference to the…

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Sue Cottingham, editor of  the campus newspaper, The Bullet, is shown center left. She wears a "Strike" badge, protesting the Vietnam War expansion into Cambodia.

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Group of men, including James Farmer, during his second attempt to march to Montgomery, Alabama from Selma, Alabama. From left to right: Fred Shuttlesworth, Martin Luther King Jr., James Farmer, and James Forman. In the foreground: Andrew Young.

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James Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Sign behind him reads, “END SEGREGATION ACROSS THE NATION."

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Seven lectures on the education of young women, primarily concerned with character formation. Garnett indicates that the following topics will be covered:The moral and religious obligations to a right improvement of time. The best means of…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Where do they go when they row row row.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page: orange/white/brown/black; drawing of 2 men rowing toward a large ship / E.H. PfeifferComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

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Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page: orange/brown/gray/white/black; drawing of men waiting in a doctor's office / R.SComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_Its the smart little feller who stocked up his cellar_that's getting the beautiful girls.jpg
Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page: black/white/orange; drawing of a man in a wine cellar surrounded by womenComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_How are you going to wet your whistle when the whole darn world goes dry.jpg
Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page in blue, white and red with a drawing of a man with a drink and an empty bar by R. SComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_For if kisses are intoxicating as they say prohibition you have lost your sting.jpg
Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page in blue and yellow by Dunk; photograph of Sophie Tucker and the Kings of Syncopation; "Successfully sung and introduced by Sophie Tucker and her 5 Kings of Syncopation."Complete score available…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Everybody wants a key to my cellar.jpg
Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page in black, white, and blue; illustration of a key and hands / De TakacsComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_Every day will be Sunday when the town goes dry.jpg
Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page in yellow, black, and white; drawing of man in tuxedo, bottle with wings, dog / R.SComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

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Musical score for voice and pianoIllustrated title page in blue and white by Sofy Davenport with a photograph of Sophie Tucker; "Introduced by Sophie Tucker."Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_At the prohibition ball.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano. Illustrated title page in blue, orange, and white; ballroom scene with clock showing midnight, ghostly figure pointing to time 

Woman Citizen December 27 1924 cover rsz.jpg
Issue concerned with the Child Labor Amendment.Cover illustration identified as "Etching 'Felix' by Eileen A. Soper. Copyright, A.C. & H.W. Dickens--Courtesy Robertson Deschamps Galleries."

Woman Citizen April 17 1920 cover rsz.jpg
Article concerning the third publication in the Children's Bureau series on illegitimacy, "Illegitimacy as a Child Welfare Problem" (Bur. Pub. No. 66). Lists seven minimum standards for illegitimate children's welfare as adopted by the Children's…

Woman Citizen April 20 1918 cover rsz.jpg
Cover shows a ballot box with the caption "What Every Woman Voter Should Know."Cartoons by Charles H. "Doc" Winner. "Due for Another Puncture" p.409"WE can carry our share of the burden. Give US our share of the Government" p. 416Two-page spread…

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This pamphlet created by the National League of Women Voters addresses the standards recommended by the committee on uniform laws concerning the legal status of women in 1923. The National League of Women Voters provide analyses of women's former,…

VCU_Americans Do Not Practice What They Preach_Farmville Safeway 1963 alt rsz.jpg
Protestor outside Safeway, Farmville Shopping Center, August 1963. Demonstrators carry signs opposing racial segregation, and encouraging shoppers to boycott businesses that support discriminatory practices.From VCU Libraries Freedom Now Project

VCU_Closed Schools Constitute Catastrophe Farmville VA July 1963 rsz.jpg
Demonstration in front of Prince Edward County Courthouse, Main Street, Farmville, Va., July 1963, protesting the four-year long closure of the public schools Clara Gibson is closest to camera. Third person in line is Sandra "Sandy" Stokes. Second…

VCU_Darwyn White outside Grants_Farmville Shopping Center 8_24_1963 rsz.jpg
Protesters at Grants, Farmville Shopping Center, August 1963. Students carry signs opposing racial segregation, and encouraging shoppers to boycott businesses that support discriminatory practices.Darwyn White carries the "Mr. Grocer.." sign.…
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