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Join a Sheep Club

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Poster encouraging children to join sheep clubs to help clothe soldiers of the world war.

Penmanship Class at Carlisle Indian School

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Students are taking a penmanship class at Carlisle Indian School.

For Every Fighter, A Woman Worker

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Y.W.C.A. Poster for working women

Columbia Calls

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Advertisement for the US army

Wake Up America!

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Lady Liberty is sleeping on America.

Jacob Riis

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1 photographic print. | Half-length portrait, seated, facing right.

Sewing pants for the trade in a Gotham Court "flat," about 1890

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Women and two girls working in tenement, New York City.

Street Arabs in "sleeping quarters"

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Photograph shows three boys sleeping on doorstep, New York City.

The Tenement-House Committee maps

On verso: text, 2 smaller maps "Map of the of City of New York", showing density of population by wards, and a bird's-eye view of the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia; image of C.A. Collier, President and Director-General…