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Former Slave Julia Williams Wadsworth: 1937

Former Slave Julia Williams Wadsworth: 1937

Portrait of former slave Julia Williams Wadsworth taken between 1937 and 1938. From Portraits of African American ex-slaves from the U.S. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project slave narratives collection. LOC original medium: gelatin silver photographic print.

WW1 Sailor Support: 1915

WW1 Sailor Support: 1915

Comforts Committee of Navy League with knitting machines. From the Connecticut State Library website: "On July 4, 1915, a group of women in Washington, D.C. formed the Women’s Section of the Navy League. The League hoped to band women of various philosophical backgrounds under the banner of Patriotism, Americanism, and National Defense.

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Farm woman sitting on the running board of a dirty old car waiting for her husband. Photo taken at an auction near Tenstrike, Minnesota in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Boston Boys: 1922

Boston Boys: 1922

Woman identified as Mrs. Walter R. Stimess with two Boston Terriers, 1922. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Anti-Vivisection Ladies: 1913

Anti-Vivisection Ladies: 1913

Ladies of the International Anti-Vivisection Congress. Vivisection is surgery conducted for experimental purposes on a living organism, typically animals. Nice 1913 fashion photo also. Back row: Mrs. Clinton Bichney Farrell; Mrs. Florence Pell Warning. Front row: Mrs. Caroline E. White; Miss Lind-Af-Hageby; Mrs. R. G. Ingersol. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Suffragette Pickets: 1917

Suffragette Pickets: 1917

Women's suffrage pickets, 1917. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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