We Fight For Democracy, 1918 [Uncle Sam, Columbia, and Democracy]

Files

VCU_M 9 Box 239 We Fight for Democracy 1918 rsz.jpg

Title

We Fight For Democracy, 1918 [Uncle Sam, Columbia, and Democracy]

Description

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 box. 

These young people rode in the Equal Suffrage League float during the Thrift Day Parade in Richmond, Va., March 23, 1918.

A Foster studio photo.

Creator

Foster Studio.

Source

M 9 Box 239, 242, Adèle Goodman Clark papers, 1849-1978, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1918

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Notes

Learn more: 
National Woman Suffrage Association, Social Welfare History Project
Women's Suffrage: The Movement, Social Welfare History Project
Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 24, 1918, Virginia Chronicle, Library of Virginia
Woman Citizen, April 20, 1920, Social Welfare History Image Portal 
War Savings Stamps, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

Foster Studio., “We Fight For Democracy, 1918 [Uncle Sam, Columbia, and Democracy],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed August 23, 2019, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/487.