Meanwhile They Drown

Files

M 9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News June 5 1915_B Ames cartoon.jpg

Title

Meanwhile They Drown

Description

Suffrage cartoon by "B. Ames, 1915" (Blanche Ames Ames) from the Saturday, June 5, 1915 issue of Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol. 46, No.23

Man standing on a deck, holds a life preserver marked Votes for Women. He says, "When All women want it, I will throw it to them."
Nearby a Woman identified as an Antisuffragist, sits and says, "We don't need it."
In the water, women and children struggle against waves marked, "White Slaver," "Sweat Shop," "Disease" and "Filth."

Creator

Ames, Blanche Ames

Source

M 9 Box 229, Adèle Goodman Clark papers, 1849-1978, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1915 June 5

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Citation

Ames, Blanche Ames, “Meanwhile They Drown,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 13, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/122.