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VCU_M71 Your Vote NY State Woman Suffrage Party handbill rsz.jpg
New York State Woman Suffrage Party handbill that seeks to persuade men to vote for woman suffrage in November 1917.Text:"Your VoteWas handed to you when you became twenty-one years old.You didn't have to ask for it.You didn't have to prove that you…

Valentine_YWCA button_1916_V_36_37_66.jpg
Pinback button The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) first met in New York City in 1858. While based in Christianity, the YWCA was more focused on social issues, initially affordable housing for working women. It later was active in the…

Union PSem_Young boy_Seventeenth St Mission 026 rsz.jpg
Photograph of young African American boy in winter coat and cap standing outside the Seventeenth Street Mission in Richmond, VA. What appears to be snow is visible on the ground.Note on back: "2/23/14 17th St Mission Richmond Va."Round stamp on…

VCU_M 306 Box2 f8 Crusade for Voters_Youve got it use it flyer rsz.jpg
Richmond Crusade for Voters flyer. A hand brings down a heavy hammer that says VOTE, and breaks a chain. Text:  you've got it...USE IT! Votes mean FREEDOM. Register and voteVotes mean EQUALITY. Register and voteVotes mean first-class citizenship.…

Batman no 108 June 1957 Worldwide Adventures in Science rsz.jpg
Comic description: A new geophysical year will begin in July, 1957. This means that scientists from over 50 nations will try to solve pressing scientific problems. This includes studying the forces that create electrical storms, charting jet streams,…

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…

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…

M9 Box 49 Women vote under these flags rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill showing the flags of democracies where women have the vote. "UNITED STATES Why do not ALL WOMEN Vote under the flag of DEMOCRACY"

VCU_M71 Women in the Home NY State Woman Suffrage handbill rsz.jpg
Handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.Excerpts:"WOMEN IN THE HOMEWe are forever being told that the place for women is in the HOME. Well, so be it. But what do we expect of her in the home? Merely to stay in the home is…

VCU_M 9 Box 56 Womans Journal Suffrage News Nov 30 1912 rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Ralph Wilder published Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol . 43, No. 47, November 30, 1912.A group of suffragists wearing "Votes for Women" sashes enter a room where they are greeted by women labelled "Idaho," "Washington,"…

M9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News May 29 1915 rsz.jpg
Political cartoon by Charles H. "Bill" Sykes published by Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol . 46, No.22, May 29, 1915.A dour woman named "Anti-Suffrage" sits on the steps to block several young girls from leaving a house. Outside, girls from…

M 9 B 55 Womans Hour postcard rsz.jpg
WOMAN'S HOURNot for herself! Though Sweet the air of freedom;Not for herself! Though dear the newborn power;But for the Child who needs a nobler Mother,For the Whole People needing One another,Comes Woman to her Hour.Design by Corneille Clarke, Words…

M 9 Box 103 Womans Bill of Rights 1922 rsz.jpg
This leaflet produced by the National Woman's Party, Virginia Branch, is a copy of the Woman's Bill of Rights, as introduced in the Virginia Legislature in 1922. "To provide that women shall have the same rights, privileges and immunities under the…

Woman Citizen Oct 30 1920 cover rsz.jpg
Woman Citizen published just days before the first presidential election in which women could vote. Shown here: Campaign advertisement for the Democratic party ticket for the 1920 presidential election (James R. Cox and Franklin D. Roosevelt) "Let's…

Woman Citizen Oct 27 1917 rsz.jpg
"Women Bring All Voters Into the World. Let Women Vote"Cover illustration by James Montgomery Flagg.Advertisements for Jell-O, a suffrage radiator cap for your car, and for The Woman Citizen -- "For Women, By Women, Read By Women Who Think""Women are…

Woman Citizen Nov 6 1920 Election News_Interest in Common C-D_Batchelor rsz.jpg
The Woman Citizen, November 6, 1920 was published following the first presidential election in which women could vote -- November 2, 1920."ELECTION NEWS -- Interest in Common"Cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor[Image Description: A man and woman…

The Woman Citizen June 9 1917 They Shall Not Pass rsz.jpg
"They Shall Not Pass" cover cartoon by C. D. Batchelor "They Work Together: Why Not Vote Together" from photo spread pp. 28-29, entitled "Light Work for Ladies."

Woman Citizen June 5 1920 rsz.jpg
Includes article, "New Women for Old." The article's three sections: "The Artist's Ideal" by C.D. Batchelor; "The Poet's Ideal" by Clinton Scollard; "Philosophically Speaking" by André Tridon.

Woman Citizen January 5 1918 In the hands of her friends.jpg
[Image Description: The cover of Woman Citizen shows a drawing of a woman wearing a white neoclassical dress with the word "suffrage" written across her chest. On either side of here are men dressed in coattails stand on either side of her. The man…

Woman Citizen January_19_1918 Halt Who Goes There rsz.jpg
[Image Description: A soldier wearing a sash that reads "democracy" points a bayonet at the end of a rifle at a woman wrapped in a red hooded cloak.]Below the image is text that reads:"Halt Who Goes There?" "National Suffrage" "Pass, friend" Cover…

Woman Citizen Feb 23 1918.jpg
"For Justice And Mercy Women's Over Sea Hospital Unit Sails For France" Cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor Two-page spread "Women's Oversea Hospitals, U.S.A"Back cover advertisement for The Woman Citizen: "Suffragists are the Giants Among Women"

Woman Citizen Feb 14 1920 cover2 rsz.jpg
"Handing on the Work" cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor Advertisement for Rhoads clothing suitable for "The Woman of Today." "The Dress of the Hour on Exhibitition at the Convention Hall. A Marked Innovation -- The Dress of the Hour Representing…

Woman Citizen December 27 1924 cover rsz.jpg
Issue concerned with the Child Labor Amendment.Cover illustration identified as "Etching 'Felix' by Eileen A. Soper. Copyright, A.C. & H.W. Dickens--Courtesy Robertson Deschamps Galleries."

Woman Citizen Dec 20 1919 Help I cant keep it down.jpg
"Help! I Can't Keep it Down" cover cartoon by Charles H. Winner Article , "Noted Virginian for the F. S. A." reports on Colonel H. W. Anderson writing to the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia in support of ratification of the Federal Suffrage…

Woman Citizen April 20 1918 cover rsz.jpg
Cover shows a ballot box with the caption "What Every Woman Voter Should Know."Cartoons by Charles H. "Doc" Winner."Due for Another Puncture" p.409"WE can carry our share of the burden. Give US our share of the Government" p. 416Two-page spread "The…
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