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The payment of wages at an inn to child-labourers of a brickyard in central England in 1871. From the accompanying text: "The masters pay the men, who afterwards pay the children. The latter are... [Collection item]
Benjamin Feigenbaum (1860-1932) was a true master of anti-religious satire. He used the religious knowledge he received from his chassidic father to propagate socialism.  [Collection item]
The Russian Social Revolutionary Party in exile in Londen also tried to gain members among the Jewish workers of the immigrant Eastside. To this end the party published their own Yiddish pamphlets... [Collection item]
The Yiddish revolutionary propagandists tried to give Jewish tradition and the traditional Jewish festivals a new and socialist definition. A good example of this kind of propaganda is a popular... [Collection item]
Anti-religious propaganda in the form of a prayer-book.   Two pages from the book and an advertisement on the back for a would be prayer book for the New Year and the Day of Atonement.  [Collection item]
Ms Lija I. L'vova, Director of the Gosudarstvennaia Obshchestvenno-Politicheskaia Biblioteka (GOPB, Socio-Political State Library) in Moscow, presented the IISH with a very rare first edition of... [News]
As economic citizenship was a pre-condition of full citizenship, the lack of economic autonomy was an important motivation during the early stages of the women’s movement. Independent of their class... [Publication]