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Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Sketchbook depicting Dussehra festival in India

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0728
Overview Dussehra (also known as Desara or Dasara) is the most famous event of the Chhattisgarh State, historically known as the Bastar region. It is a major Hindu festival celebrating the victory of good over evil in the worship of the goddess Durga, also known as Vijayadashami. This item is a 24-sheet cloth-covered sketchbook of drawings depicting participants in the Bastar Dussehra festival and includes 19 sketches in colored chalks and watercolor, while 9 are in pencil--many with descriptive...

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Overview Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Victorian-era scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0575
Overview Personal assemblages illustrating the Victorian preoccupation with collecting and arranging pictures, 1876-1896.

Women's suffrage postcards

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030123552]
Identifier: MS-0698
Overview Women's suffrage (also known as woman suffrage or woman's right to vote) is the right of women to vote and to stand for electoral office. All women were given the right to vote in the United States in 1920 with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. The collection includes 40 postcards documenting the women's suffrage movement in the United States.