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Concerning the American girl

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Illustration shows a priest standing on the left holding a paper that states "The steady decline of womanhood from its old ideals"; Puck pulls back a curtain to reveal women in many roles in society, such as doctors, lawyers, school teachers, athletes, artists, nurses, secretaries, "Tenement House Inspectors", and as members of such organizations as the "S.P.C.A."

Caption: Puck Do you really think, my clerical friend, that the old ideals were better than these?

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Clergy; Clerks; Physicians; Sports for women; Teachers; Women; Women--Employment; Women--Social life and customs

Date: 1904-01-06

The girl of the hour

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Illustration shows a fashionably-dressed young woman ice skating on a pond in a park; she is being admired by several men and boys standing on the left, while on the right four women, a golfer, an automobile driver, a party-goer, and a hunter, trudge through the snow to await the arrival of summer. Old Man Winter blows a frigid blast over the scene from the top.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Clothing and dress; Skating; Sports for women; Winter; Women

Date: 1904-12-14

Watchful weighting

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The illustration shows a beautiful young woman sitting on a board extending beyond the side of a small sailboat, providing counterweight while manning the sail.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Sports for women; Women's clothing; Sailing; Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)

Date: 1914-08-01

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