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M 9 Box 103 NCPW Summer Campaign_Law Not War rsz.jpg
Publicity for the 1925 "Law--Not War" campaign of the National Council for Prevention of War. Includes information on purchasing "America First" posters, cards, and postcards.

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Josephine Newbury teaching children about corn and other plants at the Josephine Newbury Demonstration Kindergarten, Richmond, Va. Before the Newbury Center opened in 1957, there was no education available in a school setting in Richmond or the…

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A woman in traditional Indian clothing teaches children about her home in India. She points to a globe as children gather around her and look on. Before the Newbury Center opened in 1957, there was no education available in a school setting in…

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Three young boys stand around a sawhorse using hammer and saw at the Josephine Newbury Demonstration Kindergarten, Richmond, VA.Before the Newbury Center opened in 1957, there was no education available in a school setting in Richmond or the…

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Four children are shown playing in a pretend grocery store. One boy uses a play phone and writes a message; a girl retrieves items from the shelves; another girl pretends to check out while a boy uses a toy cash register to ring up the sale. The…

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Two children wearing paint smocks to protect their clothing, paint pictures at easels. Before the Newbury Center opened in 1957, there was no education available in a school setting in Richmond or the surrounding counties for children younger than…

Valentine_Ku Klux Klan Parade 1925 Richmond VA V_58_158_01 rsz.jpg
Wearing white robes and hoods, members of the Ku Klux Klan, a right-wing extremist organization, parade on Grace Street in Richmond circa 1925. This photograph was taken at the intersection of Grace and Fifth streets, just a few blocks from the…

M9 Box 49 The Negro vote in the south NWSA flyer rsz.jpg
NWSA flyer containing an essay by Mrs. Guilford Dudley of Nashville, TN. Mrs. Dudley addresses the fear among white Southern Congressmen that if all women are given the vote through a Federal Suffrage Amendment, the increase in black voting power…

Batman no 104 December 1956 Gifts to the United Nations rsz.jpg
Comic description: The comic opens with this text: "Along the East River in New York City stretches six blocks of international territory-- the headquarters of the United Nations. Here 76 member nations work together for world peace". The comic goes…

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Comic description: This comic tells the story of how the United Nations helped Indonesia gain their independence. Indonesia has a long history of being colonized by other countries. First the Portugal, then the Netherlands, and then Japan. The UN…

Batman 131 april 1960 Hawaii rsz.jpg
Comic description: Hawaii's population is incredibly diverse. It's citizens come from many different racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. This diversity is also reflected in the demographics of Hawaii's elected officicals. Because all of…

Superboy no 46 January 1956 Best Present of All rsz.jpg
Binky in "The Best Present of All!"Comic description: A young boy named Allergy laments that he wasn't able to buy nicer presents for his father and Binky because he doesn't have as much money as they do. His father tells him that because he donated…

Batman 105 feb 1957 Winter Sports Champions of the World rsz.jpg
Comic description: The comic begins with this text: "Started by the ancient Greeks, the Olympic Games stand for international friendship through fine sportsmanship. Athletes of 32 nations gathered in Cortina, Italy for the first part of the 1956…

Adventure Comics 240 September 1957 prejudice crop rsz 2.jpg
Comic description: Pete and some of his neighborhood friends are about to play a game of baseball when one of his white friends, Luis shows that he is prejudice toward Pete's new Hispanic neighbors. However, when Luis sees how good the new neighbors…

Batman no 99 Apr 1956 Its Fun to Belong rsz.jpg
Binky says" "It's Fun To Belong!" Comic description: Binky's brother and his friends complain that they have nothing to do. Binky tells them that there are plenty of things that they can do around town. They can take junior life saving classes, clean…

Superboy The Superboy Souvenirs no.36 OCT 1954 2.jpg
Buzzy has the answer to "School Blues!" Comic description: After being discouraged by a bad report card, Joe thinks about quitting high school and starting a job. Joe meets with his school counselor, at his parent's suggestion, and his counselor…

Batman no 98 Mar 1956 rsz.jpg
Binky in "Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet!" Comic description: A boy named Allergy takes his dog Sport to the vet. The vet tells Allergy that he is always happy to help in an emergency. However, there are some things that Allergy can do to make…

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?"Comic description: Buzzy asks Susie if she has any advice for him on his first time babysitting. Susie tells him to arrive on time, make sure to have full instructions from the parents, do quiet…

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Buzzy asks "Do You Know Your Neighbors?"Comic description: Buzzy organizes a party where he and his neighbors go to four different neighboring houses. While there, they eat traditional food and learn about the cultural heritage of each of their…

VCU M 9 Box 48 This Little Book Contains Every Reason Why Women Should Not Vote cover rsz.jpg
Small booklet consisting of blank pages.

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Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page: black/white/orange; drawing of a man in a wine cellar surrounded by womenComplete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

M 9 Box 98 AALL Standard Recommendations for the Relief and Prevention of Unemployment rsz.jpg
Cover cartoon by Rollin Kirby, from The New York WorldBack page cartoon by Gordon Grant from Better Times.

M 9 Box 98 Labor Laws in War Time_AALL Special Bulletin_p1 rsz.jpg
Publication discussing the importance of protections for the civilian labor force during wartime. Discusses efficiencey Includes concerns for safety, sanitation, hours, wages, child labor, woman's work, social insurance, labor market and…

M 9 Box 54 Case Against the Red Light cover crop rsz .jpg
Venereal disease bulletin, no. 54. Public health pamphlet arguing that prostitution spreads venereal disease and cannot be "segregated, licensed, and made sanitary."Excerpt:"But every investigating committee that has reported on conditions in any…

VCU_M391 b6_American Student Union pamphlet rsz.jpg
Pamphlet published by the American Student Union, a national left-wing organization of college students active in the 1930s. The group consisted of both communists and socialists, who argued over the group's stance on pacificism in the face of…
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