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VCU_NC 1300_C37  v3 n1 Jan 1913 p15 Cesare on Gov Blease crop2 rsz.jpg
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…

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This booklet by Carrie Chapman Catt likens suffrage to patriotism. According to Catt, the United States "is engaged in two wars, one with an enemy in Europe and one with an enemy at home. Many an American family is left behind without a voter to…

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A brief historical overview of the relationship between unionism and working women in Boston. This approach attempts to identify the causes for the wage and employment disparities of working women in comparison to working men, and therefore…

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An informative pamphlet created by Mrs. George Bass, Chairman of the Woman's Bureau Democratic National Committee for the woman voter. This pamphlet outlines twelve informative facts about the League of Nations. "There are 81,000 reasons why the…

VCU_NC 1300_C37  v3 n4 p238 Food Adulterator Ding Darling NY Globe.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling published in the New York Globe. Image Description: A wealthy businessman sits counting his money among the gravestones of children who died from the impure, tainted food that he sold.

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Trifold brochure advertising the Work Camp for Democracy, August 7 to September 4, 1939, West Park, New York. The Executive Committee was chaired by Algernon D. Black who, with Alice K. Politzer, would found the Encampment for Citizenship in…

M9 Box 49 Federal Suffrage Amendment flyer rsz.jpg
Informational flyer that clarifies facts related to the Federal Suffrage Amendment (Nineteenth Amendment). "Woodrow Wilson stands for the federal suffrage amendment. The South will make no mistake in following the lead of the Democratic President of…

M 86 Box 1 Eight Hour Day for Women042 rsz.jpg
The Eight-Hour Day for Women. Pamphlet by the National Women's Trade Union League petitioning for an eight-hour bill to be passed. "National Women's Trade Union League: The Eight-Hour Day. A Living Wage. To Guard the Home."

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A symposium edited by the NCLC. A series of statements related to the long-term health effects of child labor on children and youth. "The insidious thing about child labor is that its effects manifest themselves at the most unexpected times in later…

Valentine_Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties  brochure I_V_2011_02_01_ p1 rsz.jpg
Publication of The Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties,a grassroots political organization dedicated to preserving strict racial segregation in Virginia's public schools. The group was establishedin Petersburg in October 1954…

M71 Dark and Dangerous Side of Woman Suffrage p1 rsz.jpg
A large format publication which gathers quotations from feminists and supporters of suffrage. These quotations manifest the "dark and dangerous side of woman suffrage" which is argued to be a desire for social revolution.Subject headings for…

M 9 Box 103 Closing of Occupations to Women p1 rsz.jpg
This leaflet was created by the Woman's Party to describe the important role the Woman's Party in campaigning for industrial equality as evidenced by increasing legislation restricting the industrial opportunities of women. "The effort to bar women…

VCU_Sandy Stokes Main St Farmville July 1963 rsz.jpg
Students protest Prince Edward County public school closings, Main Street near courthouse, Farmville, Va., July 1963.Sandra "Sandy" Stokes in foreground. Second person in line is Everett Berryman, Jr. followed by Emerson Hunt.from VCU Libraries…

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_M296 Box 2 f Virginia The Candle 1957 cover rsz.jpg
Newsletter published by the Virginia State Conference-NAACP. The Candle's header shows two lighted candles and the motto, "It is Better to Light One Candle Than to Curse the Darkness."This issue includes reporting on the Virginia Political Action…

Batman no 102 September 1956 Big Dance 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…

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…

M 9 B 55 Awakening postcard rsz.jpg
The Awakening. She's awakened, She is answering To the Call of all MANKIND; Then annul the Laws That Bind her, And the Customs That restrict her, Deny Her Not The greater service, For the Child, The Home, The State.Copyright 1912, and Published by…

VCU_Spider Man_Planned Parenthood comic cover rsz.jpg
Informational comic book aimed at teenagers provides basic facts about sex, reproduction and birth control, as well as suggested sources to learn more.Story: The Amazing Spider-Man discovers that the alien villain, the Prodigy, is convincing…

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Musical score for voice and piano.Illustrated title page printed in red/black/white with a drawing of the emblem of the Actors' Equity Association; "As staged by Hassard Short at the Equity annual ball, Hotel Astor, November 19th 1921."Complete…

American Labor Mus_Mother and children in Botto House rsz.jpg
A textile worker stands beside her three children who are seated. Various cooking implements, a wash basin and wash board are visible.

American Labor Mus_Strikers relief store no 3 rsz.jpg
People stand in the doorway of the Textile Strikers General Relief Store No. 3. This store was run by the International Workers Aid.

American Labor Mus_Striker General Relief No 2 rsz.jpg
Textile strikers with their children in front of them stand in the doorway of a General Relief store. This was one of the strike relief centers run by International Worker's Aid.

Baylor_Poage_B241 f13_Texas Committee on Migrant Farm Workers letter rsz.jpg
This letter was written to Congressman W. R. Poage by Betty Jane Whitaker, Co-chairman of the Texas Committee on Migrant Farm Workers, asking him to help improve the lives of migrant workers and their children. Whitaker asks for this to be done…

M9 Box 49 Teachers need the vote rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill listing the reasons why women teachers need the vote. Reasons given include: increased spending on education, improved public health and hygiene, children's well-being and child labor protections."Teachers need the vote because they…
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