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Pamphlet by John F. Schenck, Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the North Carolina Cotton Manufacturers' Association, arguing against legal protections for child workers in cotton mills and other Southern industries. Excerpts:p. 6-7…

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A report by the Committee on Industrial Relations to the New York Board of Trade and Transportation. The pamphlet states that a child labor amendment is not needed and that “…it makes a natural and sympathetic appeal calculated to forestall…

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Multi-page flyer outlining the reasons why white Democrats and Republicans of the Commonwealth of Virginia should unite and vote for White Constitutional Candidate, George Lincoln Rockwell. Rockwell, the founder and head of the American Nazi Party,…

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A digest prepared for the League of Women Voters by Will Irwin, who authored "The Next War." This next war refers to "young women [being] drafted like the young men for employment in the clerical work of war and in munition making." Therefore, Irwin…

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In the early-20th century, Europe and the U.S. saw the rise of “open air” schools intended to create healthy environments to combat tuberculosis using the principles of sanatoria. Sometimes purpose-built, and sometimes converted spaces, open air…

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Letter fro Grace H. Bagley to district organizations of the NAWSA, announcing a forthcoming Americanization campaign as an act of war service. Header: War Service of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Department of…

M 9 Box 111 Letter to K W Barrett from C Coolidge 10_23_1924 rsz.jpg
Letter from President Coolidge to Kate Waller Barrett regarding the Florence Crittenton Mission which managed homes for unwed mothers and prostitutes.

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This letter from Alice Paul, National Chairman of the National Woman's Party, to members of the National Woman's Party acts as an invitation to the Woman's Party's final convention to be held in Washington, D.C., February 15 - 19, 1921. During this…

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Political cartoon by Charles H. "Bill" Sykes published by Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol . 46, No.22, May 29, 1915.A dour woman named "Anti-Suffrage" sits on the steps to block several young girls from leaving a house. Outside, girls from…

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Spanish-language educational comic book created for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).Inside front cover contains a letter from Micky Sadoff, President, MADD National.Founded in 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a nonprofit…

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A pamphlet addressing the fourteen points on the National American Woman Suffrage Association, including its history, membership, and mission. "The National American Woman Suffrage Association stands pledged to a continuance of the work, devoting…

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This pamphlet includes quotes from the Hon. John W. Davis, attorney, former ambassador to Great Britain, Edward A Filene, President Wm. Filene's Sons Company, Raymond B. Fosdick, attorney, Herbert Adams Gibbons, Spencer-Trask lecturer at Princeton…

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This pamphlet written by Carrier Chapman Catt, Director of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, is advertising for a school of education for citizenship in Chicago. As described by Catt, "the aim of the school is to train women, already…

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This pamphlet written by Martha E. D. White, Civic Director, Massachusetts League of Women Voters, is a program of events about citizenship and calls on women to become more actively engaged in the Education for Citizenship. As described by White,…

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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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An alphabet activity booklet by Mrs. Frank J. Shuler of the National Woman Suffrage Association as a part of "The Efficiency Series." This series of booklets is "designed to educate suffragists themselves [and] embody the actual results of practical…

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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…

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Postcard advertising the sale of posters, cards, and postcards printed with this anti-war message. Part of a campaign by the National Council for Prevention of War.Text: America FirstNot merely in matters material, but in things of the spirit.Not…

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Protesters and shoppers outside Southside Sundry, Farmville, Va., July 1963.The Rev. James "Jimmy" Franklin of Sharon Baptist Church in Cumberland carries "America is our Jail..." sign. Catherine Scott is at right.From VCU Libraries Freedom Now…

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Illustrated title page in blue, white and black with the seal of the American Federation of Labor and 4 small scenes of a printer, machinist, construction worker and miner. At top of page: "Dedicated to Mr. Samuel Gompers." Seal at center shows the…

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Educational comic book produced and distributed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Safety Belt Campaign.A message from Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation is printed inside the…

M 9 B 48_Bulletin No 8_Immigration Committee_Chamber of Commerce USA_3_1_1917 rsz.jpg
One in a serial publication of the Immigration Committeee of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. This bulletin encourages local Chambers of Commerce and the industries of the country to render national service by celebrating July…

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Protestor outside Safeway, Farmville Shopping Center, August 1963. Demonstrators carry signs opposing racial segregation, and encouraging shoppers to boycott businesses that support discriminatory practices.From VCU Libraries Freedom Now Project

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Abiel Abbot, pastor of the First Church in Beverly, addresses the Massachusetts Society for Suppressing Intemperance at their third anniversary meeting.

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Pamphlet advocating for the Child Labor Amendment, passed in 1924, but never ratified.Cover cartoon by Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper cartoonist John T. McCutcheon. Text from back of pamphlet: A federal minimum will give to American Children…
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