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Pages 7-8 (front and back) removed fromFederal Council Bulletin, September-October, 1926. The article, "Church Women Explore Interracial Paths," details an interracial conference held on September 21-22, 1926 at Eagles Mere, Pa.The conference was…
VCU_M 9 Box 81 fInterracial Commission Federal Council Bulletin Sept Oct 1926 p7 rsz.jpg

Group portrait of attendees at the Interracial Conference of Church Women, Eagles Mere, Pa., September 21-22, 1926.The conference was held by the Commission on the Church and Race Relations of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America,…
VCU M 9 Box 239 Interracial Conference of Church Women Sep 21_22 Eagles Mere PA 1926 crop rsz.jpg

Publication of the Art Club of Richmond located at 521 West Grace St., Richmond, Va.

"Membership and Junior Membership, $3.00 a Year
Contributing Membership, $10.00 a Year"
VCU_M 9 Box 169 Art club 1914 by Adele Clark rsz.jpg

This program announces the topics and speakers for the Equal Suffrage League of Richmond's weekly meetings between Thursday, January 8, 1914 and Thursday, April 2, 1914. Topics for these weekly meetings include "Woman Suffrage and Organized…
VCU_M 9 Box 48 Programme ESL Richmond rsz.jpg

Members of the Virginia League of Women Voters meeting in Alexandria, Virginia on February 3, 1923.Identification from back of photoLeft to right:Mrs. Sarah Matthews, NorfolkMrs. John H. Lewis (Eliz. Langer Lewis), LynchburgMiss Adele Clark,…
VCU_M 9 Box 242 LWV Convention Alexandria 1923 rsz.jpg

Adèle Clark's convention badge for the National League of Women Voters Fifth Annual Convention, April 24 - 29, 1924, Buffalo, NY.
VCU_M9 Box 230 Adele Clark LWV Buffalo Convention 1924 badge.jpg

Postcard with poem promoting Woman Suffrage.Text reads:Bread and Roses, by James OppenheimAs we come marching, marching, we bring the Greater Days --The rising of the Women means the rising of the race --No more the drudge and idler -- Ten that toil…
M 9 B 55 Bread and Roses suffrage postcard rsz.jpg

This photograph and article were published in the April 20, 1918 issueof The Woman Citizen. Adele Clark and Nora Houston, Richmond art teachers and leaders in the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia (ESL), decorated the float which was sponsored by the…
VCU_Woman Citizen article April 20 1918 ESL Thrift Day float rsz.jpg

DescriptionEqual 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…
VCU_M9 Box 239 ESL Thrift Day float 1918 rsz.jpg

Photograph of Adèle Clark, Nora Houston, Mae Schaill, Mary Eugenia Benson Jobson, 1915.Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, August 1, 1915 ("Suffrage Advocates Appear With Candidates"), the article notes "For the first time in the history of…
VCU_M9 Box 239_Adele Clark Nora Houston May Schaill Mrs Frank Jobson 1915 rsz.jpg

Photograph ofAdèle Clark's grandmother and sister taken at the studio of Theodore Lilienthal, 121 Canal St., New Orleans. Inscribed on reverse at top to Cecile "Cely" Goodman Ions [Maternal aunt of Adèle Clarke and her godmother].Inscribed on…
VCU_Amelia Harris Goodman and Edith Clark 1880_M 9 Box 238 rsz.jpg

Photograph of Adèle Clark, inscribed on reverse:"For my dear Papa-from his lovinglittle Pet.Adèle ClarkMarch 16th /87Four and a half years old."Photograph byRichmond Photo Co.827 1/2 Broad St.Richmond, VA
VCU_Adele Clark 1887 rsz.jpg

Child labor street permit. This pinback button for an errand boy was issued in 1929. Variant state seal with armored Virtus and mountains in the distance.
M9 Box 230 Adele Clark_Errand Boys Child labor street permit crop rsz2.jpg

Woman's Christian Temperance Union placard. A stick handle was once attached to this sign.
M 9 Box 51_ WCTU placard rsz.jpg

Letter from President Coolidge to Kate Waller Barrett regarding the Florence Crittenton Mission which managed homes for unwed mothers and prostitutes.

My dear Mrs. Barrett:
It is not easy to imagine a single reason why the work of the Florence…
M 9 Box 111 Letter to K W Barrett from C Coolidge 10_23_1924 rsz.jpg

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

Venereal disease bulletin, no. 54.
Public health pamphlet arguing that prostitution spreads venereal disease and cannot be "segregated, licensed, and made sanitary."
M 9 Box 54 Case Against the Red Light cover crop rsz .jpg

Equal Suffrage League of Richmond, Va. in front of Washington Monument, Capitol Square, Richmond. The members of the ESL were promoting the suffrage film, "Your Girl and Mine."Photo published inThe Times-Dispatch: Richmond, Va., February 28, 1915, p.…
M 9 b 242 Equal Suffrage League Parade adj.jpg

Printed by Erie Litho & Ptg Co.
Illustration by Louis Valentine Bonhajo (1885-1970)
M9 b233 f7 League of Women VOTE poster crop rsz.jpg
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