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VCU_M 9 Box 35 Va Denominational Conf on Race Relations Oct 28 1930 rsz.jpg
Alternate name: Virginia Church Conference on Race Relations. A meeting of white religious leaders convened to discuss how churches might take a leadership role in race relations. See all documents related to this event.

Union PSem_Seventeenth St Mission 040 front rsz.jpg
Photograph showing Scripture and hymn charts, organ, four sewing machines. A "screen for pictures" (projected images) is visible behind the center chart.Text on reverse: "View of front of hall toward street. We usuall[y] have stereoptican views, but…

Baylor_Poage_Box 241 f 13_Use of Mexican Workers Does Not Depress Farm Wages p1 rsz.jpg
This article compares the hourly wages of farm workers state-by-state, along with the number of Mexican workers employed in 1962. The document's author states, "The current average hourly farm wage of the 21 States in which Mexican workers were used…

Valentine_United Way lapel button_V_83_158_273.jpg
Metal lapel badge for the United Way

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Four states rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 126. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America WYOMING 1890COLORADO 1893UTAH 1896IDAHO 1896 A star will…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Wyoming rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 123. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America WYOMING 1890 The First State to Enter The Union of…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Utah rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 124. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America UTAH 1896 The Third State to Enter The Union of States…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Idaho rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 127. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America IDAHO 1896 The Fourth State to Enter The Union of States…

M4 Box 1 folder 1 19th c USA Temperance Union pledge rsz.jpg
We, the undersigned, connected with the Army of the United States, feeling the necessity of some fafe-guard against the evil of Intemperance so prevalent among us, and believing that Total Abstinence alone will prove effectual, do adopt the following…

Valentine_Typhoid Fever Study_I_V_81_99_08 rsz.jpg
Lantern slide. Image taken in Richmond, Va in 1907. The Richmond Health Department formed in 1906. One of its early initiatives (1907) was to investigate 433 cases of typhoid fever, creating the city’s first systematic study of infectious disease. In…

VCU_Tough to Be Free rsz.jpg
Educational comic book sponsored and distributed by Solvent Abuse Foundation for Education (SAFE). Created and produced by Custom Comic Services.Artwork by Mike Roy.A message from The Solvent Abuse Foundation for Education (SAFE) is printed inside…

M 9 Box 51 To the Fighting Boys of Old Texas anti_suffrage p1 rsz.jpg
Satirical anti-suffrage song attributed to G. B. E., Selma, Alabama, May, 1919 Alternate title: "WHOOP 'EM UP, TEXANS!"

Adventure Comics 203 August 1954 Peter Porkchops gives tips on summer fun rsz.jpg
Peter Porkchops gives "Tips On Summer Fun!"Comic description: Peter Porkchops and his friends enjoy summer activities including going swimming at the pool, playing sports, going to the movies, and enjoying refreshing drinks. While they are having…

Adventure Comics 212 May 1955 Camping rsz.jpg
Binky gives "Tips on Camping!"Comic description: Binky gives Allergy camping tip including: how to behave out-of-doors, how to take care of a camping knife, how to build a fire, and how to dress properly. Binky says, "Knowing the proper skills and…

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.

VCU M9 B233 Third Liberty loan pinback buttons rsz.jpg
Pinback button created by the Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newwark, N.J. Liberty loans (or Liberty Bonds) were war bonds sold in the United States in support of World War I. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of partriotic duty. There were four…

VCU_M71 Think it Over postcard rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association." No. 107, Published by the Cargille Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan (text from reverse).An seal on the face of the postcard shows a shield with a black spot…

M 9 Box 101_Child Labor Comm They Are Advancing p1 rsz.jpg
Pamphlet advocating for theChild Labor Amendment,passed in 1924, but never ratified.

Valentine_Anti Suffrage postcard V_76_195_13 rsz.jpg
Drawing of an angry man wearing patched and ripped clothing. His suspenders and collar are unfastened, and he looks over his shoulder to examine a tear in his sleeve. The caption reads,"This is how it will be when the Woman's Suffrage get in power."

VCU M 23 Box 3 Cartoon no 843 The Tertium rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Fred O. Seibel for The Knickerbocker Press. Mounted and identified as no. 843.Image Description: Capital, Labor, and The Public sit at a table as Uncle Sam raises his eyebrows and appears worried. Labor is big and brawny. Capital…

Valentine_ W_Wellman Anti_suffrage postcard I_V_76_195_05 rsz.jpg
Anti-suffrage postcard showing female letter carrier opening and reading other people's mail. She is walking a small dog while going about her rounds. Caption reads, "The Suffragette Letter Carrier. Would you trust your wife as letter…

M9 Box 49 Suffrage Planks_NWSA handbill rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill outlining the Democratic, Progressive, Prohibition, Republican and Socialist party's position on suffrage.

VCU_Story of inflation Fed Reserve Bank of NY cover rsz.jpg
Educational comic book published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Public Information Department.

VCU_JK 2391_N3S75 1965 SUMMER_Stormtrooper magazine cover rsz.jpg
From inside front cover:"The Stormtrooper magazine is the official news magazine of the American Nazi Party published quarterly...John Patler, Editor"Last two pages and back cover list "Nazi Literature and Other Items For Sale" that include booklets,…

Austin Sem_Southern Frontier_v2_n04_p1 rsz.jpg
Published by Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC), The Southern Frontier was a monthly newsletter, first issued in January, 1940. Aiming to share the stories overlooked by traditional newspapers, the newsletter published stories of social…
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