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Woman Citizen April 17 1920 cover rsz.jpg
Article concerning the third publication in the Children's Bureau series on illegitimacy, "Illegitimacy as a Child Welfare Problem" (Bur. Pub. No. 66). Lists seven minimum standards for illegitimate children's welfare as adopted by the Children's…

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…

M 9 Box 49 Wm Jennings Bryan Advocates Votes for Women rsz.jpg
Two-sided handbill. "Secretary of State for Woman Suffrage. Mr. Bryan's statement is as follows...

VCU_NC 1300_C37  v2 n6 DEC 1912 Walker O_Loughlin Will this letter be answered rsz.jpg
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…

M 9 Box 103 Why the Briand_Kellogg Treaty_NCPW leaflet rsz.jpg
Leaflet promoting ratification of the Briand-Kellogg Treaty (Kellogg-Briand Pact)."Can the United States Ignore Foreign Affairs?FOREIGN AFFAIRS sent our Boys into the Trenches in Europe...FOREIGN AFFAIRS affect our Taxes. FOREIGN AFFAIRS, whether we…

VCU_M 9 B50 Just Govt League of Md 1913-1921_Why Should Wmn Vote cover rsz.jpg
Pro-suffrage pamphlet containing editorial cartoons by Lou Rogers, Phil Porter, and John T. McCutcheon, along with a map showing where women can vote.Excerpts: p.1 (cover) "WHY SHOULD WOMEN VOTE? This booklet contains all the OBJECTIONS to woman…

M 9 Box 103 Why should the kindergarten be a part of the public school system p1 rsz.jpg
Pamphlet promoting the benefits of adding Friedrich Froebel's Kindergarten curriculum to the public school system. The pamphlet lists six major benefits of kindergarten and expands upon each of thes points with a few paragraphs."1. The Kindergarten…

VCU_Cartoons Mag_NC 1300_C37 v3 n2 Feb 1913 p103 Giving Him a Chance rsz.jpg
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…

VCU_Cartoon Magazine v16 1919 p 55 Prohibition William C Morris rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by William C. Morris shows the Internal Revenue Bureau arguing with Federal District Attorneys over caring for a large camel labelled "Prohibition." Uncle Sam stands in the background with his hands on his hips. Internal Revenue…

Beth  Ahabah Museum_White Power Newspaper Feb 1972 rsz.jpg
Publication of the National Socialist White Peoples Party, formerly the American Nazi Party founded by George Lincoln Rockwell. Matt Koehl succeeded George Lincoln Rockwell as commander of the NSWPP after Rockwell was shot by John Patler.The cover of…

VCU_TML_Emswiller_Whiskey_prescription Nov 28 1924 alt rsz.jpg
Prescription for whiskey to be taken in milk 3 times daily. Filled at Purcell & Littlejohn pharmacy, Leesburg, Va.During Prohibition, the U.S. Treasury Department issued forms that authorized physicians to write prescriptions for medicinal…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Where do they go when they row row row.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page: orange/white/brown/black; drawing of 2 men rowing toward a large ship / E.H. Pfeiffer Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

M 9 Box 55 When They Come Home cover rsz.jpg
This pamphlet is specifically designed to educate the spouses, significant others, and family members of World War I soldiers on the topic of venereal disease.Excerpts:Page 2, paragraph 2 : "When men and girls are changing their occupations and ways…

VCU_Cartoons Magazine v16 n1 1919 Phifer cartoon p159 rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by L. C. Phifer. Image Description: Two businessmen stand behind a door marked "Private." One of them fills a shot glass with alcohol stored in his fountain pen. Caption: WHEN THE COUNTRY IS BONE DRY. "Have another little nip, old…

VCU_Detective Comics No 339 May 1965 Whats wong with these pictures NSWA rsz.jpg
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…

UB 363_A2 1918 What the Employers of America can do for the Disabled Soldiers and Sailors crop rsz.jpg
Issued by the Federal Board for Vocational Education, Washington, D.C.; Series: Monograph ; no. 3.; Vocational Rehabilitation Series ; no. 3"The great American Congress felt the pulse of the Nation. It has charged the Federal Board for Vocational…

HV 5235_V5A58_1900 Virginia Anti-Saloon League rsz.jpg
Broadside showing a bottle of alcohol. The bottle's label depicts a boy in short pants with a snake coiled around his body, The label reads "Fluid Extract of Hell. GUARANTEED TO KILL BOYS." Written on the bottle itself are statistics attributed to…

VCU_M342 Box 13 Rockwell for Gov flyer rsz NO AD.jpg
Two-sided campaign leaflet for George Lincoln Rockwell's 1965 gubernatorial campaign. One side appears to originate from Rockwell's organization, the American Nazi Party, and includes an advertisement for Hatenanny Records.The reverse contains a…

M 9 Box 48 George Creel What Have Women Done with the vote p1 rsz.jpg
This article written by George Creel originally appeared in the March 1914 issue of Century Magazine and was reprinted in pamphlet form by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Creel's article provides an analysis of the consequences of…

U Minnesota_SWHA_Zimand G sw0212 B2 F17 What did Miss Abbott Really Say pamphlet p1 rsz.jpg
A pamphlet issued by the National Child Labor Committee to present testimony by Grace Abbott, former head of the United States Children’s Bureau, before the House Judiciary Committee on February 15, 1924. The pamphlet was issued in order to counter…

Superboy No 44 October 1955 crop rsz.jpg
Buzzy asks: "What Are YOU Getting out of School?Comic description: Jan reflects on how when he first started school in America, he studied very hard but felt lonely. Soon he was able to make friends and participate in extracurricular activities. Jan…

VCU_We Will Die for Our Civil Rights_John Hicks rsz.jpg
Protesters in front of J.J. Newberry, Main Street, Farmville, Va., July 1963. John Hicks carries sign in foreground; Isaac Dungee stands behind him.From VCU Libraries Freedom Now Project

M 9 Box 103 We Must End War NCPW Leaflet rsz.jpg
Leaflet encouraging early ratification of the Paris Pact (The Kellogg-Briand Pact) by the National Council for Prevention of War

VCU_M 9 Box 239 We Fight for Democracy 1918 rsz.jpg
Studio portrait of costumed figures before a sign saying "We Fight For Democracy." This photograph was taken during World War I.  Ralph Harvie Wormley as Uncle Sam; Adeline Harmon Cowles as Columbia, Martha Jobson, as Democracy holding a ballot…

NAWSA War Service_Dept of Americanization letter rsz.jpg
Letter calling for suffragists to "inaugurate the Americanization work adopted as one of the four departments of patriotic service" by "joining in a nation-wide celebration" on July 4th with a local "Reception to the Newly Naturalized Citizens.""Have…
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