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Silk dye workers just before arrest. Nancy Sandowsky at center.
The first 16 pages of this item describe the origin, mission statement, constitution, and founding board members of the Union Mission and Home for…
These photographs document a suffrage rally held on the south portico of the Virginia Capitol on May 1, 1915. Dr. E. N. Calisch, rabbi of Congregation…