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M 9 Box 48 George Creel What Have Women Done with the vote p1 rsz.jpg
This article written by George Creel originally appeared in the March 1914 issue of Century Magazine and was reprinted in pamphlet form by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Creel's article provides an analysis of the consequences of…

M9 Box 49 Six Reasons Why Farmers Wives Should Vote rsz.jpg
National Woman Suffrage Association handbill, written by Amelia MacDonald Cutler. "Because the votes of the farm women would double the rural vote. Farmers have less political influence than they had before the civil war. Farmers need to get back…

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This booklet entitled, "How To Reach The Rural Voter," was written by Amelia MacDonald Cutler as a part of the National Woman Suffrage Association's "Efficiency Book Series." This booklet outlines step-by-step instructions on how to best appeal to…

M 86 Box 1 Know Your Own Foreign Policy packet rsz.jpg
A packet and five covers of pamphlets "designed to make possible intelligent discussion for study groups, clubs, high school classes, etc." Each pamphlet focuses on a different topic: World Court, League of Nations, Disarmament and Reparations,…

M9 Box 230 Adele Clark_Errand Boys Child labor street permit crop rsz2.jpg
Child labor street permit. This pinback button for an errand boy was issued in 1929. Variant state seal with armored Virtus and mountains in the distance.

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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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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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City Home, an almshouse located at 210 Hospital Street, Richmond, VA. Shown here circa 1960.Richmond’s Committee for the Relief of the Poor managed white and black almshouses, a soup kitchen, a hospital and other health and social services.…

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Pinback button The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) first met in New York City in 1858. While based in Christianity, the YWCA was more focused on social issues, initially affordable housing for working women. It later was active in the…

M 9 Box 48 Why Men Need Equal Suffrage For Women cover rsz.jpg
"War Messages to The American People: Why Men Need Equal Suffrage for Women" is a booklet written by A. Caswell Ellis and details four key points regarding why American men need equal suffrage for women. According to Ellis, "First, the men of this…

M 9 B 55 Womans Hour postcard rsz.jpg
WOMAN'S HOURNot for herself! Though Sweet the air of freedom;Not for herself! Though dear the newborn power;But for the Child who needs a nobler Mother,For the Whole People needing One another,Comes Woman to her Hour.Design by Corneille Clarke, Words…

M 9 B 55 Awakening postcard rsz.jpg
The Awakening. She's awakened, She is answering To the Call of all MANKIND; Then annul the Laws That Bind her, And the Customs That restrict her, Deny Her Not The greater service, For the Child, The Home, The State.Copyright 1912, and Published by…

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…

Valentine_Committee on Relief of the Poor_V_48_100_19 rsz.jpg
Richmond’s Committee for the Relief of the Poor managed white and black almshouses, a soup kitchen, a hospital and other health and social services. Construction of a new white almshouse on Hospital Street finished in 1860. During the Civil War,…

M 9 Box 51 To the Fighting Boys of Old Texas anti_suffrage p1 rsz.jpg
Satirical anti-suffrage song attributed to G. B. E., Selma, Alabama, May, 1919 Alternate title: "WHOOP 'EM UP, TEXANS!"

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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…

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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 Complete score available at Baylor Digital Collections.

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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.

M 86 Box 1 The Next War p1 rsz.jpg
A digest prepared for the League of Women Voters by Will Irwin, who authored "The Next War." This next war refers to "young women [being] drafted like the young men for employment in the clerical work of war and in munition making." Therefore, Irwin…

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

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

PN 6728_P57 K4175 1961_Pogo Primer for Parents cover rsz.jpg
Children's Bureau educational publication designed to help parents supervise their children's television experiences. The booklet encourages parents to guide, not censor their children's television watching, and to talk with them about what they see.…

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Illustrated title page in blue, white and black with the seal of the American Federation of Labor and 4 small scenes of a printer, machinist, construction worker and miner. At top of page: "Dedicated to Mr. Samuel Gompers." Seal at center shows the…

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Union PSem_Rev John Kirstein letter against PCUS statement_MarchWash054 rsz.jpg
Letter to Aubrey Brown, Jr., editor of The Presbyterian Outlook, from Rev. John A. Kirstein, associate editor of the Presbyterian Survey, in opposition to the PCUS statement to the National Council of Churches. 

Batman no 100 June 1956 Pioneers rsz.jpg
Binky presents "Pioneers of 1976" Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social…
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