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M9 Box 49 The Negro vote in the south NWSA flyer rsz.jpg
NWSA flyer containing an essay by Mrs. Guilford Dudley of Nashville, TN. Mrs. Dudley addresses the fear among white Southern Congressmen that if all women are given the vote through a Federal Suffrage Amendment, the increase in black voting power…

M 9 Box 98 Labor Laws in War Time_AALL Special Bulletin_p1 rsz.jpg
Publication discussing the importance of protections for the civilian labor force during wartime. Discusses efficiencey Includes concerns for safety, sanitation, hours, wages, child labor, woman's work, social insurance, labor market and…

Brandeis_ww1.42 keep em smiling rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by M. Leone Bracker for the United War War Campaign. Image of three smiling servicemen from the Army, Marines, and Navy. Text reads: "keep'em smiling! help War Camp Community Service. 'morale is winning the war' United War…

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…

Brandeis_Women of America Save Your Country_WSS_ww1.39 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Haskell Coffin for the United States Treasury Department.A radiant Joan of Arc wearing a suit of armor, lifts her sword and gazes heavenward. Text: Joan of Arc Saved France. Women of America Save Your Country. Buy War…

Austin Sem_Southern Frontier v1 n10 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…

M 86 Box 1 Committee on Women in Industry034 rsz.jpg
A report from the Committee on Women in Industry of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense.  These standards include recommendations on tenement house work, child labor, protection of mothers, wages, hours, seats, extra heavy and…

VCU M 9 Box 239 f 242 ESL of VA parade float 1918 rsz.jpg
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia float depicting the Barge of State with Victory at the prow. This photograph was taken at the Thrift Day Parade held the afternoon of Saturday, March 23, 1918 in Richmond, VA. According to newspaper reports, over…

Brandeis_Boys and Girls WSS_ww1.14 rsz.jpg
World War I poster by James Montgomery Flagg encouraging children to purchase War Savings Stamps and help the war effort. Flagg created the now-iconic U. S. Army recruiting poster "I Want You!" Uncle Sam supports a well-dressed girl on his right…

VCU_Cartoons Magazine v16 n1 1919 Harding_Peace rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Nelson Harding. Peace, shown as an angel with a tiarra, slams her fist on a table, scattering papers, ink well and pens. She glares angrily.

M 86 Box 1 The Next War p1 rsz.jpg
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…

M 9 Box 103 Natl Council for Prevention of War handbill_ Stop War Cooperate_1924 rsz.jpg
Single-sided handbill. Text reads:Stop War. CooperateWorld Cooperation Campaign, July 26-27 to Nov. 11, 192410th Anniversary Outbreak of World WarFor additional copies of this poster, address National Council for Prevention of War, 532 17th St.,…

M 9 Box 103 World Cooperation Campaign p1 rsz.jpg
Publication of the National Council for Prevention of War to promote the 1924 Campaign for World Cooperation. Under the direction of Frederick Libby, this group organized various anti-war campaigns.The World Cooperation Campaign in 1924 marked the…

VCU_M9 B49 NAWSA Handbills Do It Now crop rsz.jpg
Handbill in support of the Federal Suffrage Amendment. Congress proposed the Nineteenth Amendment on June 4, 1919. Ratification was completed on August 18, 1920.  Text excerpts:DO IT NOW! Give the vote to the women of every state in the Union by…

M 86 Box 1 Womens Work and War p1 rsz.jpg
Women's Work and War: A Bulletin of Facts Concerning the Employment of Women to Meet the Deficit of Man Power in Our National Industrial Emergency. Published by the National Women's Trade Union League. p.1 "The working women are eager to help win the…

Brandeis_Save Food and Defeat Frightfulness_ww1.51 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Herbert Paus for the United States Food Administration.A nurse, a mother with her infant, a wounded soldier and other sick and needy people are shown tied to an Iron Cross.They point to a quotation from John Greenleaf…

Brandeis_Hunger_ww1.33 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Henry Patrick Raleigh for the United States Food Administration.A starving mother nurses an infant as two other emaciated children huddle nearby. Text reads: "Hunger. For three years America has fought starvation in…

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…

UH 630_S65_1914 Soldier Attention front cover crop rsz.jpg
World War I pamphlet warning soldiers of the effect of sexually transmitted diseases.

Brandeis_Care for Her Through the YWCA_ww1.15 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Adolph Treidler to publicize the YWCA's participation in the United War Work Campaign, November 11 - 18, 1918.The United War Work Campaign was a a one-week fundraising effort during World War I. Seven voluntary…

Brandeis_Help Stop This Buy WSS_ww1.30 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Adolph Treidler for the National War Savings Committee to encourage Americans to purchase of War Savings Stamps.A German soldier carriying a bloody knife and rifle walks over a bleeding person. The ruins of a church are…

M 9 Box 55 When They Come Home cover rsz.jpg
Educational pamphlet on the topic of venereal disease.

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…

VCU_M 9 Box 51 Anti Suffrage Men making world safe VAOWS rsz.jpg
Echoing Woodrow Wilson's request for a Declaration of War in 1917, this handbill argued that women should be free from political duties just as they were free from the duty of fighting in war. The Virginia Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage,…

VCU_TML_Influenza placard 1919.jpg
Public health information graphic furnished by The Virginia State Board of Health. "PLEASE POST: Council of National Defense, C.R. Keiley, Federal Field Secretary"
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