Leah Greenberg Postcard Collection, College of Charleston Special Collections
Sumiko Shigematsu, standing at left, looking at row of women seated at sewing machines (1943)
Many 19th-century observers were disturbed by the way young people took the co-ed sport of croquet as an opportunity to flirt.
The Berlin Wall, November 1989
Sylvia Pankhurst at work on the Women’s Social Defence League shop in Bow Street, London, October 11, 1912.
Many of the babies were put in children’s homes, such as Holnicote House in Somerset
This article examines how Liverpool Borough Prison, opened in 1855 as one of the largest local prisons in England to adopt the separate system, categorized and dealt with mental distress and disorder amongst its prison population in the late nineteenth century.
Jane Shallice examines the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science
There are more than 2,000 playgrounds spread across New York City. Ariel Aberg-Riger explores the creative and political history of concrete jungle’s jungle gyms.
Father Flanagan talking with children in his hometown of Ballymoe, Ireland, in 1946.
Thomas Verner Moore (1877–1969), a Catholic priest, psychologist, and psychiatrist, developed a Catholic psychiatry in the first half of the 20th century.
The former Bethlehem Steel office building in Sparrows Point lies in ruins.
Group of Workers in Clayton, N.C. Cotton Mills, October 1912
Ironton, Ohio, 1985.
Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929 assembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation’s transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in this transition.
“Antipsychiatry,” Esalen, psychedelics, and DSM III: Radical challenges to psychiatry and the conventional treatment of mental health in the 1970s.
Print on the bottom-left corner says: “Edith Kruger, Inkameep Indian Day School, Age 12 years.” Art was an escape for many students in the residential school system.
(A broadside calls Highlander 25th anniversary attendees Martin Luther King Jr., Abner W. Berry, Aubrey Williams and Myles Horton the “‘Four Horsemen’ of racial agitation.” Rosa Parks appears on the far left)