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Mexican Women Unionize

A pair of newspaper articles that follow the story of laundry workers in El Paso, Texas who formed a union and fought against unfair labor practices.

2019-03-03T23:11:18-04:00

Waged Industrial Work

Two images that show women at work in different settings: at home in an urban tenement and in a factory in the rural South. The images also point to the challenges of working motherhood.

2019-03-01T16:56:44-04:00

Exercise and Functional Fashion

Three outfits representative of the fashions designed to support women as they engaged in new forms of recreation, including bicycling and exercise classes. A companion art activity accompanies this resource.

2019-03-04T12:46:13-04:00

Recruiting Women to the War Effort

Three colorful World War I propaganda posters that represent the different types of war work available to women and present a stereotypical view of the young beautiful war worker. A companion art activity accompanies this resource.

2019-03-04T13:20:30-04:00

What is Feminism?

An advertisement for a feminist mass meeting in New York City that includes an outline of topics up for discussion and a list of some of the city’s most prominent feminist radicals.

2019-03-04T13:35:00-04:00

Election Day 1920

The front page of the "The West Virginian" newspaper on Election Day 1920, the first national election after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.

2019-03-01T12:47:30-04:00
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