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Interracial News Service, vol. 11, no. 1. January 1940
A news digest published by the Department of Race Relations, Federal Council of Churches, New York, NY. The Federal Council of Churches was an ecumenical association of Protestant denominations in the United States founded in Philadelphia in 1908. It…

Interracial News Service, vol. 10, no. 5. October, 1939
A news digest published by the Department of Race Relations, Federal Council of Churches, New York, NY. The Federal Council of Churches was an ecumenical association of Protestant denominations in the United States founded in Philadelphia in 1908. It…

Interracial News Service, vol. 10, no. 6, December, 1939
A news digest published by the Department of Race Relations, Federal Council of Churches, New York, NY. The Federal Council of Churches was an ecumenical association of Protestant denominations in the United States founded in Philadelphia in 1908. It…

Social Justice, February 13, 1939
Front and back covers of Social Justice,February 13, 1939. Social Justice was a national weekly periodical published by Father Charles Coughlin during the late 1930s and early 1940s.Couglin was a Canadian-American Roman Catholic priest based near…

Votes for Women! The Woman's Reason. Because [suffrage handbill]
Handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.Excerpt:Votes for Women! The Woman's Reason. Because BECAUSE women must obey the laws just as men do, They should vote equally with men.BECAUSE women pay taxes just as men do, thus…

A Tree Grows on Second Street
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…

What's Wrong with These Pictures?
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…

Honesty IS the Best Policy!
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…

Shoulder to Shoulder [The March of the Women]
Music and lyrics taken from "The March of Women" composed by Ethel Smyth in 1910, to words by Cicely Hamilton. This copy was posted on the bulletin board of Muriel Smith's ERA office in Virginia."The March of the Women" became the official anthem of…

Shoulder to Shoulder. March for ERA [handbill]
Handbill advertising a march in support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The rally was held on Saturday, May 2, 1981 in Raleigh, North Carolina.The deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment was 1982; however, Congress has the power…

Waiting for the Verdict [Dr. Friedman and The Great White Plague]
Editorial cartoon by C. R. Macauley, originally published in the New York World. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p. 226. A skeletal spectre waits outside an office with a plaque labelled "Dr. Friedman."Friedrich…

Pals [Coleman Blease and Lynch Law]
Editorial cartoon by William Kemp Starrett originally published in the Knickerbocker Press. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 1 (January 1913), p. 14. Coleman Livingston Blease was governor of South Carolina from 1911 - 1915. He was…

The Leader of the Mob: "Lynch Her! Lynch Her!"
Editorial cartoon by Oscar Cesare originally published in the New York Sun. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine,vol. 3, no. 1 (January 1913), p. 15. Coleman Livingston Blease was governor of South Carolina from 1911 - 1915. He was notorious for…

Five Dollars Will Make the Dream Come True
Editorial cartoon by Oscar Cesare originally published in the New YorkSun. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 4, no. 3 (September 1913), p. 271.A poor mother kneels beside her sleeping child. She dreams of the "Mother's Home at Sea Breeze."…

Will this letter be answered [mailing a letter]
Editorial cartoon by Walker O'Loughlin originally published in the Portland Telegram. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 2, no. 6 (December 1912), p. 9. A girl in ragged clothing holds up a small boy so he can drop a letter into a U.S. Mail…

Happy Childhood Days [child labor cartoons]
Two editorial cartoons dealing with child labor republished in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p. 239.At top: A cartoon by F. T. Richards, originally published in the Philadelphia North American. Wearing a top hat with ribbons and…

Why don't you put this boy to work in the factory...
Editorial cartoon by Boardman Robinson. Originally published in the New York Tribune. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine vol. 3, no. 2 (February 1913), p. 103. A man with a bowler hat, cane, and cigar looks down at a small barefoot boy standing…

The Ray of Hope (The White Plague)
Editorial cartoon by Edgar F. Schilder. A hooded figure of Death, carrying a scythe and labelled "The White Plague" flies over a graveyard. In the distance a sun marked "Red Cross" rises.Originally published in the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.…

The Sacrifice (Tuberculosis is Preventable)
Editorial cartoon by A. J. Van Leshout "The Sacrifice."Originally published in the Louisville Courier-Journal. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2 (February 1914), p.126.Under the full moon, a large group of people are shown marching…

Virginia Suffrage News, vol. 1, no. 1, October 1, 1914
First issue of the Virginia Suffrage News,a monthly newspaper published by the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia.From masthead p. 4Alice Overbey Taylor, Managing EditorMr.s G. Harvey Clarke (Mary Pollard Clarke), Editor-in-ChiefContributing…

Think It Over [suffrage postcard]
Suffrage postcard "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association." No. 107, Published by the Cargille Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan (text from reverse).An seal on the face of the postcard shows a shield with a black spot…

Don't Forget to Vote For WOMAN SUFFRAGE [suffrage handbill]
Suffrage handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Party. Printed by the National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co.Text:Don't Forget to Vote For WOMAN SUFFRAGE FirstYour President asks you to vote for it.Your Governor is for it.Your party…

Your Vote [suffrage handbill]
New York State Woman Suffrage Party handbill that seeks to persuade men to vote for woman suffrage in November 1917.Text:"Your VoteWas handed to you when you became twenty-one years old.You didn't have to ask for it.You didn't have to prove that you…

Women in the Home [suffrage handbill]
Handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.Excerpts:"WOMEN IN THE HOMEWe are forever being told that the place for women is in the HOME. Well, so be it. But what do we expect of her in the home? Merely to stay in the home is…

Interracial News Service, vol. 9, no. 4, June 1938
A news digest published by the Department of Race Relations, Federal Council of Churches, New York, NY.The Federal Council of Churches was an ecumenical association of Protestant denominations in the United States founded in Philadelphia in 1908. It…
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