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M 9 b 242 Equal Suffrage League Febrary 1915 adj rsz.jpg
Equal Suffrage League of Richmond, Va. in front of Washington Monument, Capitol Square, Richmond. The members of the ESL were promoting the suffrage film, "Your Girl and Mine." Photo published in The Times-Dispatch: Richmond, Va., February 28, 1915,…

M9 Box 230 Adele Clark_Errand Boys Child labor street permit crop rsz2.jpg
Child labor street permit. This pinback button for an errand boy was issued in 1929. Variant state seal with armored Virtus and mountains in the distance.

VCU_M333 Box 1 Escape from Fear Planned Parenthood  Federation of America Publications 1962 cover rsz.jpg
Giveaway comic book distributed by Planned Parenthood Federation of America Publications. Revised edition of a 1956 publication.Fear of an unwanted pregnancy makes intimacy stressful for the Harpers. Learning about contraception from Planned…

VCU_HQ 755_5_UV5 1925 Eugenics in relation to the new family cover rsz.jpg
Eugenics in Relation to the New Family and the Law on Racial Integrity. Including a paper read before the American Public Health Association.Pamphlet created by W. A. Plecker, M.D.,Virginia state registrar of vital statistics from 1912 to 1946.…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Every day will be Sunday when the town goes dry.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in yellow, black, and white; drawing of man in tuxedo, bottle with wings, dog / R.S Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

VMHC_K 49 V75E8 Every Man His Own Law cover rsz.jpg
This booklet was distributed by the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government (VCCG) . Led by David J. Mays, a prominent lawyer and advisor to Virginia’s commission on the response to the Brown v. Board of Education decision, it advocated…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Everybody wants a key to my cellar.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in black, white, and blue; illustration of a key and hands / De Takacs Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Valentine_Exchange For Work1_TheValentine074 rsz.jpg
Photograph of the interior of the Richmond Exchange for Woman's Work, 203 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.The Richmond Exchange for Woman’s Work, founded in 1883, part of the Woman’s Exchange movement that began in Philadelphia in 1832. The…

Valentine_Exchange For Womans Work_1887AnnualReport cover 009 rsz.jpg
Report by Mrs. W. T. Richardson, recording secretary for the Exchange for Woman's Work. This excerpt (pp. 9 - 14) is taken from the Fourth Annual Report of the Exchange, 1887.Text (excerpt)Annual Report. The Richmond Exchange for Woman’s Work has now…

VCU_M 23 Box 3 Cartoon no 1312 Fall In_Bonus Mess Tent veterans.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Fred O. Seibel for The Knickerbocker Press. Mounted and identified as no. 1312.The cartoon relates to the War Adjusted Compensation Act (Bonus Act) of May 19, 1924. This act granted a benefit (bonus) to veterans of military…

American Labor Mus_A family meal 1926 rsz.jpg
Four children and a woman share a meal

VCU_Rev Goodwin Douglas Clara Gibson Main St Farmville July 1963 rsz.jpg
Protesters in front of Prince Edward County Courthouse, Main St., Farmville, Va., July 1963.The Rev. Goodwin Douglas, pastor of Beulah AME, with "Father forgive them..." sign.Fourth person in line behind the Rev. Douglas is Clara Gibson. Visible…

Valentine_Female Humane Society_X_48_94_19 rsz.jpg
The Memorial Foundation for Children’s story began in 1805, when a homeless girl supposedly presented herself at the door of Jean Moncure Wood, wife of Governor James E. Wood. Realizing that the city lacked a shelter for needy girls, Mrs. Wood worked…

Simmons_NYSSV_Annual report 1874_001 rsz.jpg
The first annual report of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice includes information about the Society’s incorporation, mission, and statistics about crime in New York in 1874."This Institution was forced into existence by the enormity…

VCU_NC 1300_C37  v4 n3 Oscar Cesare cartoon 1913 rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Oscar Cesare originally published in the New York Sun. 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…

Baylor Univ Libraries_For if kisses are intoxicating as they say prohibition you have lost your sting.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in blue and yellow by Dunk; photograph of Sophie Tucker and the Kings of Syncopation; "Successfully sung and introduced by Sophie Tucker and her 5 Kings of Syncopation." Complete score…

OneVirginia2021 Free Our Districts bumper sticker rsz.jpg
Bumper sticker created by OneVirginia2021, an American civic non-profit organization founded to advocate for a non-partisan redistricting of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Formed in 2014, OneVirginia2021 is made up of people from across the political…

Valentine_FriendsAssoc_V_45_15_243 rsz.jpg
Lucy Goode Brooks (1818–1900) and members of the Ladies Sewing Circle for Charitable Work established the Friends Asylum for Colored Orphans in 1871. These formerly enslaved women enlisted the support of the Cedar Creek Meeting Society of Friends…

Union PSem_Amer Nazi Rally flyer outside_MarchWash048 rsz.jpg
A flyer promoting an appearance by George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, in Richmond, Virginia on July 4, 1963. The rally was to intended to motivate opposition to the March on Washington that would take place on August 28,…

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…

VCU_M 9 Box 37 Girls Home 502 W Clay Street p1 rsz.jpg
This informational brochure describes "interesting facts about the object, origin and progress" of a working-girls' home for self-supporting African American women in Richmond, Va. The project, described as a technical training school, was…

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Binky says "Give Your Pet All the Breaks!" Comic Description: Binky's friend named Allergy worries that his dog, Sport does not seem to like him. They learn from their friend Jim that there is a lot involved in taking care of a dog. They take a trip…

VCU_NC 1300_C37 v3 n4 Happy Childhood Days p239 rsz.jpg
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…

VCU_M 342 Box 24 Rockwell Hatenanny H-1 SideA rsz.jpg
During the 1960s, George Lincoln Rockwell attempted to draw attention to the American Nazi Party (which he founded) by starting a small record label,named Hatenanny Records.The label released several 45 RPM singles, including recordings by a group…

VCU_M342 Box 13 f ANP_GLR Hatenanny records ad rsz.jpg
Single-sided, single page flyer advertising "Ship Those Niggers Back" a 45 RPM record released by the American Nazi Party.During the 1960s, George Lincoln Rockwell attempted to draw attention to the American Nazi Party (which he founded) by starting…
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