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Pages from a scrapbook billedbog (Danish: “picture book”) made by Hans Christian Andersen and his friend Adolph L. Drewsen for eight-year-old Jonas Drewsen. Andersen and Drewsen both contributed to the collages and wrote stories and poems around the pictures and in … Continue reading
Walt MacDougall: Illustration for “MacDougall’s Stories for Good Children,” February 22, 1903 (source)
Chaim Nachman Bialik: The Roosters and the Fox; Omanut Press, ca. 1921 (source)
International Ladies Garment Workers Union picket line at Michele Frocks, Scranton PA, 1958 (source)
Illustration from The Children’s Object Book (F. Warne & Co., 1880’s) (source)
“12-year-old Freddie Lewis, left, and Marshall Beck, both of San Diego’s Normal Heights neighborhood, set aside superhero comics to check out a copy of ‘Howard the Duck’ in 1976. (Dennis Huls / San Diego Historical Society)” (source)
Sweden was the first country to outlaw corporal punishment of children—in 1979. As of 2013, when this map was produced by Save the Children, 52 countries had done so.