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Alice Paul led picket line

Photograph of Alice Paul emerging from National Woman's Party headquarters holding banner, followed by Dora Lewis (with no banner). Unidentified women stand with a banner in doorway of building. Banner Paul carries reads: "The Time Has Come to…


"Big Bill" Haywood in Russia

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Photograph of three IWW leaders

"Killed in committee"

Illustration shows Nelson W. Aldrich as a large spider on a cobweb labeled "Senate Committee Room" spread between the U.S. Capitol and a "Standard Oil" tower, on which several flies labeled "Anti-Trust Bill, Free Alcohol Bill, House Bill, Philippine…


"Lochner v. New York" Oyez

Oyez is a very brief survey style resource that briefly summarizes the case, and lists the judges involved in the case, and breaks down how they ruled in the case. This is helpful both because it shows an early starting point of the research. It also…

"Mark Twain"

Photograph shows Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain), head and shoulders portrait, facing right.


"Rufus Peckham" Oyez

This is a very very short description of the life and times of Rufus Peckham. On some level in is entirely inadequate for the discussion in this presentation. However it does capture the modern discourse around him. Writing him off as lacking any…