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M 9 Box 98 Cooperative Education Assoc of Va_Constitution_and_ByLaws p1 rsz.jpg
Pamphlet explaining how to organize a Community League as a branch of the Cooperative Education Association of Virginia. Includes instruction and tip for conducting an initial organizational meeting, and the Associations Constitution and By-Laws.…

U Minnesota_SWHA_Conventions Which Protect swhp0084_ rsz.jpg
This poster was part of "Youth and Life" a 48-poster series published by the American Social Hygiene Association. The series was designed to educate teenage girls and young women about the dangers of sexual promiscuity and urged them to embrace…

Adventure Comics 240 September 1957 prejudice crop rsz 2.jpg
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 values. Publisher's Note: "Published…

M4 Box 1 folder 1 19thc Grand Temperance Mass Meeting Illinois handbill rsz.jpg
Handbill advertising a Grand Temperance Mass Meeting held in Illinois (likely Dixon, IL) on Thursday Evening October 25, 1866. "Addresses by Rev. G.R.Vanhorne, Rev. S.S. Waltz and Prof. Ferris. A large delegation from the Red Ribbon Club of Amboy…

M9 Box 48 December Bulletin NAWSA Americanization Committee p1 rsz.jpg
Publication of the Americanization Committee of the NAWSA. Grace H. Bagley (Mrs. Frederick P. Bagley), Chairman."SPEAKING ENGLISH IS THE FIRST STEP IN AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP AND THEREFORE THE PUBLIC SCHOOL IS THE NATION-WIDE MEDIUM FOR THE MAKING OF…

M 9 Box 51 Anti_Suffrage Diagram of increased vote in NY rsz.jpg
Anti-suffrage handbill in opposition to the Federal Suffrage Amendment. "FIGHT Federal Suffrage and FIGHT it NOW"

Batman no 97 Feb 1956 Do you know how to be a good babysitter rsz.jpg
Buzzy asks "Do You Know How To Be A Good Baby-Sitter?"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…

M 86 Box 1 Do You Know Where Your Clothes Are Washed cover038 rsz.jpg
Do You Know Where Your Clothes Are Washed? A Bulletin on Laundry Conditions in New York City. Issued by The Consumers' League of the City of New York. This bulletin addresses the physical conditions, hours, and wages of laundries in New York…

Adventure Comics 218 November1955 (3).jpg
Buzzy asks "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" 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…

VCU_Dont Buy Segregation Farmville 1963 rsz.jpg
Protesters near Southside Sundry and Southside Business Machines, Main Street, Farmville, Va., July 1963.Irene Williams carries "Don't Buy Segregation." Kenneth Johnson stands at left in dark pants.Protesters carry signs opposing racial segregation,…

M9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News Oct 23 1915 Blanche Ames cartoon rsz.jpg
Political cartoon by Blanche Ames Ames from Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol. 46, No. 43, October 23, 1915.

American Labor Mus_Drenching strikers rsz.jpg
Police use firehoses against a group of advancing textile strikers, Passaic County, New Jersey.

M 9 Box 48 Effect of the Vote of Women on Legistlation cover p1 rsz.jpg
This booklet is "an investigation in the equal suffrage states made in Dec., 1913, by 'The Evening Sun,' of New York City, and Brought up to the end of the legislative session of 1915." This report investigates the following questions: 1) "Do women…

Union PSem_Seventeenth St Mission 039 embroidery class rsz.jpg
Photograph of girls and young women from an embroidery class taught at the Seventeenth Street Mission, Richmond, VA.Caption on card: "An embroidery class taught by wife of a Pres[byterian] minister. All have recited C.Cat[echism] 145 q[uestions].…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Empty cellar blues.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated 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.

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…

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.

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.

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

American Labor Mus_A family meal 1926 rsz.jpg
Four children and a woman share a meal

VCU_Rev Goodwin Douglas Clara Gibson Main St Farmville July 1963 rsz.jpg
Protesters in front of Prince Edward County Courthouse, Main St., Farmville, Va., July 1963. The Rev. Goodwin Douglas, pastor of Beulah AME, with "Father forgive them..." sign. Fourth person in line behind the Rev. Douglas is Clara Gibson. Visible…

Valentine_Female Humane Society_X_48_94_19 rsz.jpg
The Memorial Foundation for Children’s story began in 1805, when a homeless girl supposedly presented herself at the door of Jean Moncure Wood, wife of Governor James E. Wood. Realizing that the city lacked a shelter for needy girls, Mrs. Wood…

Simmons_NYSSV_Annual report 1874_001 rsz.jpg
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…

Baylor Univ Libraries_For if kisses are intoxicating as they say prohibition you have lost your sting.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated 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…

Union PSem_Amer Nazi Rally flyer outside_MarchWash048 rsz.jpg
A flyer promoting an appearance by George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, in Richmond, Virginia on July 4, 1963. The rally was to intended to motivate opposition to the March on Washington that would take place on August 28,…
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