Lewis Hine (1874-1940)
Waiting for the 'Forwards' - Jewish paper at 1 A.M. New York, March 1913

J.H. Donahey (1875-1949) Cleveland, Many Peoples, One language ["Invite your parents, brothers and sisters to attend free public evening schools"]. Color poster 1917. Courtesy of the HUC Skirball Cultural Center Museum Collection, Los Angeles (77)

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