Tulane University Online Exhibits

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Stereograph image of men harvesting bananas on an industrial plantation in Costa Rica, likely to be a United Fruit Company operation. Published by the Keystone View Company.

Man standing along train tracks in a hennequen field, Tikin, Mexico.

La Unión float in a carnival parade, Mérida, Mexico

Estudiantina group walking down a Mérida street during the 1913 Carnival festivities.

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Portrait of Callender I. Fayssoux, c. 1840-1860

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Detail of the Codex Tulane depicting royal couples of Acatlán, Mexico (rightmost couples); their maternal in-laws (leftmost couples); and the place signs of the home towns of the in-laws.

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Detail from the Codex Tulane featuring the place sign for the town of Acatlán, Mexico.

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Detail from the Codex Tulane depicting a council of past lords from the regional capital of Teozacalco, Oaxaca.

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Detail from the Tulane Codex showing three generations of ruling couples over the town of Chila, Oaxaca, Mexico. The handwriting surrounding the figures dates to the 18th century when the manuscript was repurposed for use in a land claim.

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Detail from the Codex Tulane featuring the place sign for the town of Chila. The place sign contains phonetic elements that signal the town's name in both the Nahuatl and Mixtec languages.

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Detail from the beginning of the Codex Tulane that likely represents a Mixtec creation story and a commemoration ritual.

Two-page spread from the Codex of San Francisco Xonacatlán.

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Image of the paper patch attached to page 56 of the Codex Madrid.

Image of a facsimile edition of the Madrid Codex. The Madrid Codex (also known as the Tro-Cortesianao) is a prehispanic Maya screenfold book. The view of the codex standing upright highlights the physical nature of the Mesoamerican screenfold book.

Full size ink on rice paper rubbing of the La Mojarra Stela 1 monument from the archaeological site of La Mojarra, Veracruz, Mexico.

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P.O.W.E.R. (Plain Ordinary Women Expecting Results) was an affiliate of Women Against Violence Against Women.

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This pamphlet created and distributed by The Rape Crisis Network contains information for victims of rape. Provided are the services and contact information for the Charity Hospital Rape Crisis Center, YWCA Rape Crisis Service, Travelers Aid Society,…

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Flyer for a march hosted by Take Back the Night at Tulane University from 4 pm to 8 pm on Friday, April 8, 1983. This orange legal-sized flyer is highly decorated and contains information about the march, including notes handwritten by Gehman,…

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As an activist, Gehman contacted numerous politicians in an effort to influence policy and change decisions that may be harmful to women. Presented is one example of this outreach, as Gehman wrote to Governor Edwin W. Edwards concerning budget cuts…

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In the Feminist Ephemera series, there are a few items from correspondence between Gehman and her colleagues. This particular letter, written by Helen Wheeler, introduces an article Wheeler offers Gehman to print in Distaff. This article is a…

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This blue pamphlet delineates Tulane University's stance and policy on sexual harassment, as well as how the university defines sexual harassment. Inside the pamphlet on the right side is a chart that outlines the services available to members of the…

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This pamphlet contains information regarding the workshops that were offered on November 8, 1986, at the First Unitarian Church. The topics of the workshops offered include how to avoid violence, learning self-defense, how war was perceived in the…

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This object was distributed by Crescent House in 1983, asking for donations for their non-profit organization which helps abused women and children. Not only does Crescent House provide temporary housing, but they also provide information about how…

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This is a copy of the speech Donna Myhre delivered on January 26, 1980 at a rally after the Take Back the Night March. It discusses the grievances of the women of New Orleans that was the catalyst for the TBTN March.

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The creation of the "Take Back the Night" movement, created by Women Against Violence Against Women to protest against the violence the women of New Orleans experience on a daily basis. This proclamation contains two parts, the declaration, and…

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Volunteers of the Rape Crisis Service and victims of rape created the Women Against Violence Against Women group and were committed to community outreach and social protest. At the bottom is a form for individuals to express their interest in…

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This pamphlet details Gloria Guay's experience with gender-based discrimination in the workplace, as well as general facts about discrimination against women.

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A release statement promoting the free and public YWCA Rape Crisis Services P.R.E.P Project seminar on how one can avoid being a victim of rape.

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This small flyer promotes Tulane EAR (Education, Aid, Response), which was a hotline at Tulane comprised of people who would listen to students who have experienced sexual aggression or rape. It is printed on thick blue paper and the information is…

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This handbook contains information regarding domestic violence. The booklet defines and gives examples of abuse and domestic violence. It addresses 10 commonly believed "myths" about domestic violence and responds to them with the truth concerning…

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On July 27, 1992, Mary Gehman wrote a letter to WSMB Radio regarding the constant ads for Hooters. In the letter, she delineates the reason Hooters is a sexist, problematic establishment and why the radio stations shouldn't accept its sponsorship.…

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This Tulane-created pamphlet provides information on how to distinguish between a lover and a rapist. This information is presented on opposing sides on the inside of the item, and each argument is juxtaposed by its opposite. Also on the inside are…

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A statement from Harry F. Connick, the District Attorney of New Orleans at the time, regarding self-protection for women. It includes information about awareness in one's own neighborhood, when one is out, if one suspects there is an intruder in…

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This booklet contains information regarding rape prevention and tips for victims of rape. It was created by J.A. Rosenfeld and published by Women Against Crime in November 1974. In the "Dedication" on the inside of the front cover, Rosenfeld states…
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