Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Newsletters; Caricatures and cartoons; Comic Books, strips, etc.
Cartoon from the Camp Wiley Post Wilderness Messenger, Volume 1, Number 3, featuring a GI explaining to a woman that he will be in a camp play called "Tom Mix and His Horse," to which she responds, "That's Great! Who's going to be Tom Mix?"
Quilting bee featuring seven women sitting around a quilting frame. One of the women on the left has a child in her lap. Another woman stands next to the frame, and a group of six children can be seen standing in the background.
Two pages of testimony by Lavinia Goodell, a black woman whose husband was killed duruing the 1866 race riots in Memphis (Tenn.). The testimony was presented to a U. S. congressional committee appointed to investigate the cause of the riots.
Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Ethnic stereotypes
The antebellum character Jim Crow is surrounded by seven demeaning caricatures of African Americans: one wearing fancy uniform and carrying sword; hunting with rifle; fight over a woman; man on boat looking at alligator; man dressed in formal...
Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Blackface entertainers
Cover shows a caricature drawing of an African American couple wearing formal clothing. The man is bowing and the woman is curtsying. At right is a tiered cake on a table with a sign reading "Dis cake will be given to de most graceful couple."...
Cover art shows a well-dressed woman inspecting a line of prospective dates with eyeglasses. There are two small photographs (blue tint) included on the cover: Lew Roberts (songwriter) and Lulu McConnell (performer known for this song).
Three Alsatian women in native dress standing near a canopy of trees. The woman on the left has her hand on a wooden chair. The women are wearing boldly patterned dresses and have oversized bows in their hair.