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Women’s Rights and Some of her Wrongs
women; Laura E. Halls Peter; suffrage
The Women of Ellensburg
Report of the Washington State International Women's Year Conference 1977
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Women's rights -- United States -- Congresses.
This report about the Washington State IVVY Conference fulfills one of the objectives of the Washington State Coordinating Committee - to make available the issues and events of the State Conference for...
The Women of Ellensburg: Report of the Washington State International Women's Year Conference 1977
suffrage; election; voting; women's rights
A pamphlet entitled, "About Voting" that is broken into to sections, "Who gave the Men their right to Vote and when?" and "Who will give Women their right to Vote and when?" Each section has questions...
Apex Fish Company salmon can
Apex Fish Company; Anacortes, WA; cannery, salmon; salmon
Close-up of the top of a can of salmon from the Apex Fish Company cannery in Anacortes, WA. In the center of the can top is trademark for the company; a flag with the letter APEX arranged in a diamond...
Millions of mouths to feed!: unless you pack it, our boys can't eat it
World War II ; women ; canned food industry ; village ; soldier ; civilian relief ; international relief
The poster includes an illustration of a woman and village, with troops faintly visible in sky surrounded by a depiction of a can.
What can you do?
women ; volunteering ; American Red Cross ; World War I
A poster from World War I advertising for volunteers for the American Red Cross. In the center is a woman dressed in a nurses uniform with her right arm supporting a wounded soldier with a bandaged head...
'Seattle, Wash. Single Mens Breadline, Western Avenue. The Great Depression. 1934.'
poverty; art; Seattle, WA; The Great Depression; bread; Western Avenue
This is a watercolor and ink painting of a single mens' breadline as viewed inside a room of a building on Western Avenue in Seattle. The line of men in the back of the room can be seen picking up their...
Warren Packing Company
Warren Packing Company; Skamania County; cannery; salmon; worker, cannery
Cannery workers are ready to can freshly caught salmon at the Warren Packing Company in Skamania County. The cannery was located near the town of North Bonneville, formerly known as Cascades, Washington....
[Marion Shovel - Model 21]
Marion Steam Shovel Company; West Fork Logging Company; Lewis County, steam shovel
A Marion Shovel Model 21 at work in a logged over area at the West Fork Logging Company. The operator of the shovel can be seen in front and another man with a shovel can be seen inside. Smoke comes out...
Seattle Brewing and Malting Co., Brewery Workers and Children
King County; Seattle, WA; Seattle business; Seattle Brewing & Malting Company; brewery; worker, brewery; child labor; boy; girl; can, oil; child
A group of Seattle Brewing and Malting Co., Seattle, WA workers, two young boys who may be workers, and two small boys and a girl pose on exterior steps. One worker holds an oil can.
Sylvester Mowry Letter
Sylvester Mowry; Washington Territory; Westward Expansion; United States Pacific Railroad Survey; emigration; gold; agriculture; pack animal; horse
The letter from Sylvester Mowry to his father was written from a camp on the Yakima River in 1853 when Mowry was a member of the Pacific Railroad Survey Party. In the letter Mowry describes how poor conditions...
Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?/What Does it Matter to Me?
song; Linda Allen; Recipe for Justice; L. May Wheeler; suffrage; women's rights
The lyrics of the song, "Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?/What Does it Matter to Me?" written by Linda Allen and used in Act 2 of the play "Recipe for Justice" by Susan G. Butruille.
[Puget Sound Cooperative Colony letter]
Puget Sound Cooperative Colony; utopianism and communitarianism; utopia; Port Angeles, WA; Laura E. Peters
Letter from Laura E. Peters to William McLellan of Chicago, Illinois attempting to secure monetary support for the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. The letter mentions disagreement and upheaval in the utopian...
"Out To Win"
prohibition; election; voting; suffrage; woman; Seattle, WA; Tacoma, WA; Eugene W. Chafin; Aaron S. Watkins; George F. Stivers; Newton A. Thompson; Olin L. Fowler
A prohibitionist pamphlet encouraging women to vote for the election of representatives who support prohibition in 1912 and support prohibition legislation in 1914.
'Oregon City, Oregon. Freight Train on Siding. Unemployed Robbing Apple Orchard. 1934. The Great Depression.'
poverty; art; Oregon City, OR; The Great Depression; unemployment; train; apples
This is a watercolor and ink painting of a scene in Oregon City, Oregon depicting unemployed men robbing an apple orchard. One man breaks down one of the posts, wires and all, so that they can return to...
'Mountain of Death, Empty Sterno Cans (Canned Heat) Under Yolo Causeway In The Jungles, Across the River From Sacramento, Cal. 1927, Seven years Accumulation.'
poverty; art; Sacramento, CA; The Great Depression; homelessness; drinking
This is a watercolor and ink painting of a scene under the Yolo Causeway in Sacramento, California. It depicts four men sprawled beside a seven-year accumulation of empty sterno cans. A river runs beside...
'Seattle, Wash. 1934. Unemployed in Alley off Western Avenue.'
poverty; art; Seattle, WA; The Great Depression; Western Avenue; unemployment
This is a watercolor and ink painting of an alley scene off Western Avenue in Seattle. It depicts four unemployed men going through a garbage can searching for food.
'The Face of Hunger. The Great Depression. Two Hours of Bumming----Two Graham Crackers. Sandy Blvd., Portland, Oregon. 1931.'
poverty; art; Portland, OR; The Great Depression; homelessness
This is a watercolor and ink painting of the face of hunger on Sandy Boulevard in Portland, Oregon, 1931. It depicts a man sitting on the side walk with a tear coming down his face, as he eats two graham...
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