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Lucretia Mott.

Lucretia Mott.

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Chicago Suburban), Englewood, Ills.

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Ch...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Studio portrait, full-length, seated, Elizabeth L. Comstock (left), wearing a cloak and lightweight bonnet and holding a second dress bonnet, and Laura S. Heaviland (right)... More

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan Brownell Anthony, (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was a prominent a prominent American suffragist leader who, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led the effort to secure Women's suffrage in the Unite... More

Procession of released prisoners, 1909.

Procession of released prisoners, 1909.

7JCC/O/02/071Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, procession of women in white each carrying a pole topped by an arrow head, among them Christabel Pankhurst in academic robes, Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, Emme... More

Christabel Pankhurst, 1909.

Christabel Pankhurst, 1909.

7JCC/O/02/108b.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Christabel Pankhurst holding a Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) flag and waving from the window of a house; printed inscription on reverse 'Illustra... More

Christabel Pankhurst in a suffragette procession, 1911.

Christabel Pankhurst in a suffragette procession, 1911.

7JCC/O/01/002Photographic postcard, printed, monochrome, suffragette procession taken from above, Christabel Pankhurst in a white dress and academic robes walking ahead of a banner '690 IMPRISONMENTS TO WIN FRE... More

Miss Alice Carpenter, Chairman, N.Y. City Committee, C.U. [Congressional Union], 50 E. 42nd St., Room 1003

Miss Alice Carpenter, Chairman, N.Y. City Committee, C.U. [Congression...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, three-quarter length, seated and looking downward at book on lap, of Alice Carpenter, chairman of New York City Committee, Congressional Union, wearing v-n... More

Liberty and her Attendants - (Suffragette's Tableau) in Front of Treasury Bldg. March 3, 1913 - Washington, D.C.

Liberty and her Attendants - (Suffragette's Tableau) in Front of Treas...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of women and girls in Greek costume in suffrage tableau in front of the Treasury Building, Washington, D.C. Central figure is dressed in toga as Liberty. On vers... More

Judge Mary A. [Mary Margaret] Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party.  She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago.

Judge Mary A. [Mary Margaret] Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-ch...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Formal, half-length portrait of Mary Bartelme, second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party and judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago, seated at paper-covere... More

Mrs. George T. Odell, of Washington, D.C., vice-chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, is one of the delegates to the Womans' Party Convention.

Mrs. George T. Odell, of Washington, D.C., vice-chairman of the Legisl...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Portrait of Mrs. George Talbot Odell, seated, gloved hands in lap, wearing dark fur-trimmed jacket with fur muff, and broad-brimmed hat with feather. Altern... More

Charlotte Despard, Edith How Martyn and Emma Sproson, c.1914.

Charlotte Despard, Edith How Martyn and Emma Sproson, c.1914.

7JCC/O/02/067.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Charlotte Despard, Edith How Martyn and Emma Sproson walking arm in arm down a street, watched by a policeman; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Women's Fr... More

[Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted in New Jersey on their way to Washington to present a petition to Congress Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted containing more than 500,000 signatures.]

[Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted in New Jersey on their way...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of group of smiling women and two children standing with banners on sidewalk. Banner on left: "We demand an amendment to the United States Constit... More

Miss Margaretta Van Rensellaer Schuyler, of Portland, Me., has been assigned to Wyoming as a preliminary worker in the Woman's Party campaign against President Wilson and national Democratic candidates.  She has worked as a reporter on the Portland Express, and recently acted as secretary to Mrs. August Belmont.

Miss Margaretta Van Rensellaer Schuyler, of Portland, Me., has been as...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Margaretta Van Rensellaer Schuyler, wearing straw hat, checked jacket, and white collared shirt. Schuyler was secretary to Alva Belmont (1853-1933).

Tier in D.C. prison where suffragists were confined in 1917.

Tier in D.C. prison where suffragists were confined in 1917.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Image of interior of prison, with cells, tables and chairs.

Rep. Jeanette Rankin of Montana, left, reading The Suffragist, Washington, ca. 1917-1918

Rep. Jeanette Rankin of Montana, left, reading The Suffragist, Washing...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Jeanette Rankin, with hat, fur muff, and issue of The Suffragist, in storefront doorway with two unidentified women, who also hold copies of the paper.

Suffrage demonstration at Lafayette Statue (to get the last vote in the Senate) before June 4 1919

Suffrage demonstration at Lafayette Statue (to get the last vote in th...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of five National Woman's Party members demonstrating, with banners, in front of the Lafayette Statue. Lucy Branham, center, is burning President Wilson's words. ... More

WOMAN SUFFRAGE. GOV. SPROUL OF PENNSYLVANIA SIGNING SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT

WOMAN SUFFRAGE. GOV. SPROUL OF PENNSYLVANIA SIGNING SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT

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[Three National Woman's Party members with "Wage Earners" banner during the dedication ceremonies for the Alva E. Belmont House, 1922.]

[Three National Woman's Party members with "Wage Earners" banner durin...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of three women in white dresses, standing outside with two flags and banner that reads: "Wage Earners."

[Inez Milholland Memorial, Westport, N.Y., 1923]

[Inez Milholland Memorial, Westport, N.Y., 1923]

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of Alice Paul and a group of young women in white costumes with headbands, standing at Inez Milholland's gravesite.

The fifteenth amendment. American Civil War 1861-1865.

The fifteenth amendment. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Print showing President Grant sitting at the center of a large table, with several men clustered around, signing the 15th amendment granting that the right to vote cannot be denied on basis of race or color. Fr... More

Emmeline Pankhurst as a young girl, 1870s.

Emmeline Pankhurst as a young girl, 1870s.

7JCC/O/02/088.Photograph, modern reproduction, printed, paper, monochrome, studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst leaning against the back of a chair, three quarter length, right profile; printed below image 'Ab... More

Waiting for suffragettes outside Bow Street, c.1908-1912.

Waiting for suffragettes outside Bow Street, c.1908-1912.

7JCC/O/02/054.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a large group of women being controlled by police waiting outside Bow Street Magistrates' Court for women to be released; printed inscription on reverse 'Co... More

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

7JCC/O/02/059.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, general view of a crowded courtroom with Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst seated in the dock at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; manuscript inscripti... More

WSPU waitresses at Women's Exhibition, 1909.
Ida F. Hasley, St. Chrmn, Oklahoma

Ida F. Hasley, St. Chrmn, Oklahoma

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Ida F. Hasley, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing fur stole.

Women in the home ... National American woman suffrage association. Headquarters: 505 Fifth Avenue, New York [1910].

Women in the home ... National American woman suffrage association. He...

Title.; Woman suffrage.; On verso: {stamp} D. of D. May 10, 1910; 09-83-443.3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed ... More

Mrs. Rheta Childe Dorr of New York is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  Mrs. Dorr is a well known writer and speaker.  She is the author of "What 8,000,000 Women Want" and was formerly editor of The Suffragist, the official organ of the Congressional Union.

Mrs. Rheta Childe Dorr of New York is one of the prominent members of ...

Summary: Informal portrait, three-quarter length, Rheta Childe Dorr, seated at desk, facing left with head turned toward camera, holding eye glasses in right hand and newspaper in left hand, wearing corduroy su... More

[Inez Milholland Boissevain preparing to lead the March 3, 1913, suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.]

[Inez Milholland Boissevain preparing to lead the March 3, 1913, suffr...

Summary: Photograph of Inez Milholland, full-length, facing forward, wearing white robes and a crown, astride a white horse in front of a crowd on a street in Washington, D.C. Title derived from Library of Cong... More

Lucy Burns, Vice Chairman Cong[ressional] Union, 1913

Lucy Burns, Vice Chairman Cong[ressional] Union, 1913

Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item. Summary: Formal, studio portrait of Lucy Burns, cofounder of the Congressional Union for Women Suffrage, later National Woman's Party, seated in... More

Christabel Pankhurst in New York, c.1914.

Christabel Pankhurst in New York, c.1914.

7JCC/O/02/106.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Christabel Pankhurst seated on a chair, wearing hat and long white gloves; printed inscription on reverse 'Copyrighted by the International News Service, 23... More

Suffrage Prisoners Leaving D.C. Prison

Suffrage Prisoners Leaving D.C. Prison

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members leaving a prison building. Warden Zinkham (left).

[Grand Picket at the White House, eve of President Woodrow Wilson's second inauguration.]

[Grand Picket at the White House, eve of President Woodrow Wilson's se...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph on a rainy day of a woman standing on chair in slicker and rain hat speaking through a megaphone to suffragists standing with suffrage banners. On... More

Conferring over ratification [of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution] at  [National Woman's Party] headquarters, Jackson Pl[ace] [Washington, D.C.].  L-R Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, Mrs. Abby Scott Baker, Anita Pollitzer, Alice Paul, Florence Boeckel, Mabel Vernon (standing, right)

Conferring over ratification [of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Consti...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of six National Woman's Party members gathered around a table. Left to R: Dora Lewis (seated), Abby Scott Baker (seated), Anita Pollitzer (standing), Alice Paul ... More

Lucy Branham on Prison Special
Alice Paul and a delegation consulting with Governor Cox on the suffrage situation in Tennessee.

Alice Paul and a delegation consulting with Governor Cox on the suffra...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members and Alice Paul gathered with Governor Cox on steps to a building, with photographers and cameras on tripods in the foreground.

Votes for Women at 21, 1927.
The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast.  New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. Ne...

Illustration showing at top of page, several men at a polling place where an African American man places his ballot in the box for "Re[publ]ican Mayor Welch" which is next to the empty ballot box for "The White... More

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a woman being denied the opportunity to vote because she is wearing a dress and a hat that are too wide for the narrow booths labeled "Ballots Must Be Prepared In These Booths" where the ballots are... More

Women voting at Pitt.

Women voting at Pitt.

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Women's Political Union delegation, Western New York, ca. 1910-1915. Phyllis Miller, [W]igger [the] Horse, Ida Armquist, Elisabeth Worth Miller, Jack McGee, Alfred Thompsen, Elisabeth Freeman, Teddy & Taft [the] Oxen.

Women's Political Union delegation, Western New York, ca. 1910-1915. P...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of three women and two men standing next to ox-driven wagon with banner, "Votes for Women." Another woman sits on a horse nearby.

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, c.1910.

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, c.1910.

7JCC/O/02/133.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, reproduction of a [painted] portrait of Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, head and shoulders, front profile

[Women, including those representing the states of Wisconsin and Oregon, and delegations from Womans' clubs, assemble  in first national suffrage parade, Washington, D.C.]

[Women, including those representing the states of Wisconsin and Orego...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of contingents of suffragists marching with banners on street. Banners read: "Delegations From Womans Clubs", "Wisconsin," and "Oregon."

[New Jersey delegates in front of Congressional Union headquarters.]

[New Jersey delegates in front of Congressional Union headquarters.]

Summary: Photograph of large group of women standing on front steps and street in front of building, National American Woman Suffrage Association office, lower level, Wilcox, Hane & Co. Real Estate office and C... More

Mrs. Mary Austin, of California, the noted writer, [is] a prominent member of the National Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  She is a graduate of Blackburn University where she received the degree of A.B.

Mrs. Mary Austin, of California, the noted writer, [is] a prominent me...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders turned slightly to right facing camera, of writer Mary Hunter Austin of California, who served on the Congressional Union National Advis... More

[Women on horseback in suffrage parade, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1914.]

[Women on horseback in suffrage parade, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1914....

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Rose Winslow of New York; daughter of Polish miner and steel worker in Pennsylvania.  She worked in textile mills from the age of eleven to nineteen, until tuberculosis forced her to cease work altogether for two years.  She has done factory inspection and trade union organization for women in the Consumers' League and Women's Trade Union League. Spent last three years, when able to work, campaigning for women suffrage.  Took part in anti-Democratic campaign of California with Lucy Burns.  Spokeswoman in working women's deputation to President Wilson, February, 1914.

Rose Winslow of New York; daughter of Polish miner and steel worker in...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Rose Winslow (born Ruza Wenclawska, Poland], wearing dark jumper and white blouse, with dark tam. Cropped version of the photograph published in The... More

Mary Dubrow speaking in Washington, D.C.

Mary Dubrow speaking in Washington, D.C.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Mary Dubrow, left, speaking to crowd of men, women, and children at public park, Washington, D.C. Baby in bassinette at front of audience, policemen looking on. Similar ima... More

[Suffrage protestors burn speech by President Wilson at Lafayette Statue in Washington, D.C.]

[Suffrage protestors burn speech by President Wilson at Lafayette Stat...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members demonstrating, with banners, in front of the Lafayette Statue. Jessie Benton MacKaye speaking (second from left,... More

Gov[ernor] Emmett D. Boyle of Nevada signing resolution for ratification of Nineteenth Amendment to Constitution of U.S. - Mrs. Sadie D. Hurst who presented the resolution, Speaker of the Assembly D.J. Fitzgerald and group of Suffrage Women, Feb. 7, 1920, Carson City, Nevada

Gov[ernor] Emmett D. Boyle of Nevada signing resolution for ratificati...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of group of suffragists watching the governor of Nevada sign resolution for ratification in his office.

Republican [National] Convention, [Chicago, Illinois,] 1920.

Republican [National] Convention, [Chicago, Illinois,] 1920.

Title derived from Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of six suffragists at the 1920 Republican National Convention in Chicago, gathered in front of a building with suffrage banners. Mrs. James Rect... More

Photograph of Eleanor Rathbone, 1922.
[Young girls carry banners for the procession at dedication of the new National Woman's Party headquarters at the "Old Brick Capitol" in Washington, D.C.]

[Young girls carry banners for the procession at dedication of the new...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of large contingent of girls in white dresses assembled in street in four columns, with banners.

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards District

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards Distri...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Three-quarter length portrait of Mary E. McDowell, seated, facing camera, in ornately carved chair, with book in lap. Caption on cropped version of same ima... More

Report of the National Women Suffrage Convention held at Washington, February 14, 1900

Report of the National Women Suffrage Convention held at Washington, F...

Picryl description: Public domain newspaper clippings page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Votes For Women New York State Woman Suffrage Association membership card
Christabel Pankhurst, c.1910.

Christabel Pankhurst, c.1910.

7JCC/O/01/011.Postcard, printed, monochrome photographic studio portrait of Christabel Pankhurst, head and shoulders, full face, white surround, manuscript inscription in ink below 'Christabel'; on reverse '(Co... More

Miss Clara Louise Rowe, of Syracuse, N.Y., campaigned in the New York state referendum and was an organizer for the Women's Political Union.  She has assisted in legislative work at the national headquarters; worked in Delaware and then in Montana, where she organized most of the countries.  She is an excellent speaker.

Miss Clara Louise Rowe, of Syracuse, N.Y., campaigned in the New York ...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Clara L. Rowe, wearing broad-brimmed hat and square-necked satin dress with ruffle trim.

Unidentified speaker (possibly Ethel Smyth) at a Womens Social & Political Union (WSPU) meeting, 1912.

Unidentified speaker (possibly Ethel Smyth) at a Womens Social & Polit...

Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, an unidentified woman, possibly Ethel Smyth, speaking at the London Pavilion, Emmeline Pethick Lawrence and Christabel Pankhurst also on the platform, with representative... More

Congressional Union for Woman's Suffrage, National Summer Headquarters, 128 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, R. I.

Congressional Union for Woman's Suffrage, National Summer Headquarters...

Photograph shows group portrait of suffragettes standing outside in front of headquarters. Copyright 1914 by Ernst & Thuot, Newport, R. I. Copyright registration title: Congressional union for woman's suffrage,... More

At Mrs. [Alva]] Belmont's [house in] Newport, RI, 1914.

At Mrs. [Alva]] Belmont's [house in] Newport, RI, 1914.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of women and men on steps leading up to Marble House, Alva Belmont's estate in Newport, RI.

Mrs. Nina E. Allender, Cartoonist, Nat[ional] Woman's P[ar]ty

Mrs. Nina E. Allender, Cartoonist, Nat[ional] Woman's P[ar]ty

Summary: Informal portrait, Nina E. Allender, full-length, seated at desk, facing left with head turned toward camera, holding a cartoon sketch in her lap. Title and information transcribed from item. Photograp... More

[Suffragists demonstrating against Woodrow Wilson in Chicago, 1916]

[Suffragists demonstrating against Woodrow Wilson in Chicago, 1916]

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of (mostly female) suffrage supporters demonstrating with signs addressed to President Woodrow Wilson while assembled along a street in Chicago. S... More

Elsie Hill speaking [at street meeting in St. Paul, Minn., during Prohibition Party convention that endorsed a plank advocating a suffrage amendment, July 1916]

Elsie Hill speaking [at street meeting in St. Paul, Minn., during Proh...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Elsie Hill, standing in the back seat of an automobile that is parked at curb, speaking to a crowd of people (mostly men} standing on a sidewalk, on a street ... More

Mrs. Robert Treat Whitehouse of Portland, Me., Chairman of the Maine Branch of the National Woman's Party.

Mrs. Robert Treat Whitehouse of Portland, Me., Chairman of the Maine B...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, three-quarter-length, Florence Brooks Whitehouse, facing left, standing by window and table with container of flowers, wearing loosely flow... More

Mrs. George Elder Adams, of New York, who took part in the picketing of the White House by members of the Woman's Party.

Mrs. George Elder Adams, of New York, who took part in the picketing o...

Summary: Studio portrait, Mrs. George Elder Adams of New York, in hat and fur stole, standing with a copy of the newsletter The Suffragist in her hands. Title transcribed from item.

Police arresting party demonstrators outside Senate Office Building, Oct. 1918.

Police arresting party demonstrators outside Senate Office Building, O...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of policemen confronting a line of National Woman's Party pickets on Constitution Avenue. The suffragists wear sashes and carry suffrage banners. Women near the ... More

Party watchfires burn outside White House, Jan. 1919.

Party watchfires burn outside White House, Jan. 1919.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party watchfire demonstrators standing with banners and fire in urn in front of White House. One banner reads, "President Wilson is deceiving... More

Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Frederick W. Baldwin, April 17, 1913
Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  Miss Kellar [Keller] is known to all Americans for her marvelous intellectual and educational accomplishments, in spite of the handicap imposed upon her by her deafness and blindness.  Not so well known however is her strong espousal of the suffrage cause and the sincere support which she has given to the work of the Congressional Union for Women Suffrage.

Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent me...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulder portrait of Helen Keller, facing right. Published in Official Program Woman Suffrage Procession, Washington, D.C., March 13, 1913, Nationa... More

Unidentified suffragists at a demonstration, c.1908-1913.

Unidentified suffragists at a demonstration, c.1908-1913.

7JCC/O/02/139.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, three women in the street wearing sashes, one of which says 'WFL', another 'Marshall Section 2'; printed inscription on reverse 'Copyright Central News, 5 N... More

Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, 1908.

Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/019.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy standing in front of a large fabric banner ('MRS PANKHURST FOUND.. Champion of Womanhood FAMED FAR FOR DE... More

[Alice Paul and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis holding a conference, Pauline Floyd, sec., at 14 Jackson Place]

[Alice Paul and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis holding a conference, Pauline Floy...

Title from another copy of the photo in the National Woman's Party Records, Box I:155, Folder: Paul, Alice. National Photo Company Collection.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

7JCC/O/02/058.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst seated in the dock at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; printed inscription on reverse 'Illustrations Bureau, 12 Whit... More

Mrs. Street

Mrs. Street

Summary: Unidentified actress in what appears to be a still photograph from a skit on woman's suffrage, featuring a woman wearing a wedding ring and a gingham dress and white apron seated at a table with mixing... More

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN. WOMAN SUFFRAGE

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN. WOMAN SUFFRAGE

Public domain photograph of public building, train station, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Elizabeth Glendower Evans.

Elizabeth Glendower Evans.

Summary: Informal portrait, half-length, Elizabeth Glendower Evans, turned to the right with face in three-quarter profile, arms bent at elbows resting on waist, wearing wide-brimmed feathered hat. Title transc... More

Suffragettes with flowers, c.1914.

Suffragettes with flowers, c.1914.

7JCC/O/02/048.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, suffragettes, each holding a pole topped with a bunch of flowers, standing in a group, possibly awaiting the start of an event; printed inscription on rever... More

Mrs. Sara Bard Field, of San Francisco, is one of the most eloquent and gifted speakers of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and the National Woman's Party.  She is a kinswoman of Eugene Field, the well known poet.

Mrs. Sara Bard Field, of San Francisco, is one of the most eloquent an...

Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Sara Bard Field of San Francisco, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing light-colore... More

[Frances Pepper (left) and Elizabeth Smith (right) working in the offices of The Suffragist, the weekly journal published by the Congressional Union and National Woman's Party from 1913 to 1921.]

[Frances Pepper (left) and Elizabeth Smith (right) working in the offi...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of two women working in the Suffragist office. Frances Pepper is seated at a typewriter; Elizabeth Smith is reaching for a shelf on a step ladder.... More

Arrival of the "Flying Squadron" at Colorado Springs, Colo[rado]. "Suffrage Special"

Arrival of the "Flying Squadron" at Colorado Springs, Colo[rado]. "Suf...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of suffragists gathered outside the depot of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with a banner, "We Demand an Amend... More

Mrs. Harry [Anna] Lowenburg, Chairman State of Pennsylvania, Board of Director of Equal Franchise Lg. [League] of Pennsa [Pennsylvania]

Mrs. Harry [Anna] Lowenburg, Chairman State of Pennsylvania, Board of ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Anna Lowenburg, facing forward, seated in chair, holding book in right hand in lap, leaning left arm to jaw, in hat. A similar photo... More

Suffrage pickets marching around the White House-- March 4, 1917

Suffrage pickets marching around the White House-- March 4, 1917

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of women picketing with banners on sidewalk in front of White House. Photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. 59 (Mar. 10, 1917): 8. Caption: "The Line on ... More

TR speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at Sagamore Hill [1917] /

TR speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at Sagamore Hill...

TR addresses a group of men and women at the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. Film includes a side view of TR and a frontal view shot from the rear of th... More

Republican Convention. L-R: Mrs. James Rector, Ohio, Mary Dubrow, N.J., Alice Paul, N.J.

Republican Convention. L-R: Mrs. James Rector, Ohio, Mary Dubrow, N.J....

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Mrs. James Rector, Mary Dubrow, and Alice Paul standing outside and holding a banner, "No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party... More

[National Woman's Party members standing in line with banners during the dedication ceremonies for the Alva E. Belmont House, 1922.]

[National Woman's Party members standing in line with banners during t...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members assembling in street with banners. Among the banners are those reading "Nebraska," "California Republic," Connec... More

[National Woman's Party members walking with banners during the dedication ceremonies for the Alva E. Belmont House, 1922.]

[National Woman's Party members walking with banners during the dedica...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of National Woman's Party members marching in the street with banners, U.S. Capitol dome in the background.

[German actress Hedwig Reicher wearing costume of "Columbia" with other suffrage pageant participants standing in background in front of the Treasury Building, March 3, 1913, Washington, D.C.]

[German actress Hedwig Reicher wearing costume of "Columbia" with othe...

Title devised by Library staff based on New York Times article, March 3, 1913. Caption in the photograph may refer to one of the background figures in veils: "Florence F. Noyes as 'Liberty' in suffrage pageant.... More

Men's League for Women's Suffrage: Constitution and Charter Members

Men's League for Women's Suffrage: Constitution and Charter Members

Lists officers and charter members: President, George Foster Peabody; Secretary Treasurer, Max Eastman; 13 Vice Presidents including William Dean Howells, Prof. Nathaniel Schmidt, President Langdon Stewardson, ... More

Emmeline Pankhurst, 1907-1912.

Emmeline Pankhurst, 1907-1912.

7JCC/O/01/017Postcard, printed, monochrome photographic studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, seated, head and shoulders, front-profile, oval, white border, black text, printed inscription front: 'Mrs Pankhurs... More

The arrest of Flora Drummond, Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, 1908.

The arrest of Flora Drummond, Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/064.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Flora Drummond, Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst being arrested by Inspector Jarvis at the Women's Social & Political Union offices, 13 Oct 1908; printed i... More

Annie Kenney, Constance Lytton and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1909.

Annie Kenney, Constance Lytton and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1909.

7JCC/O/02/079Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, mounted on card, Emmeline Pethick Lawrence planting a tree, watched by Annie Kenney and Constance Lytton; manuscript inscription on front 'L Blathwayt 23-4-0... More

Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]

Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Nell Mercer, Norfolk, Virginia

Nell Mercer, Norfolk, Virginia

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Nell Mercer, seated, with painted backdrop, wearing broad-collared suit and hat with leaves and berries. Printed as a picture postcard. Nell Mercer ... More

Constance Lytton and others in the 'Prison to Citizenship' pageant, 1911.

Constance Lytton and others in the 'Prison to Citizenship' pageant, 19...

7JCC/O/02/072Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a group of Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) members carrying poles with white triangular banners waiting to take part in the women's Coronation proces... More

Women queuing outside Bow Street, c.1912.

Women queuing outside Bow Street, c.1912.

7JCC/O/02/051.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a long line of women, many carrying suitcases, outside Bow Street, a policeman at the head of the queue; printed inscription on reverse 'Copyright photograp... More

Barbara Wylie and Emmeline Pankhurst, 1912.

Barbara Wylie and Emmeline Pankhurst, 1912.

7JCC/O/02/102.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Barbara Wylie shaking hands with Emmeline Pankhurst at Euston Station before embarking on a speaking tour of Canada; printed caption on reverse, also printe... More

Mrs. [Florence] Boeckel.

Mrs. [Florence] Boeckel.

Summary: Informal portrait of Florence Brewer Boeckel seated at desk, with pencil in hand, reading a typewritten document in front of her, wearing a blouse, jacket, and wide-brimmed hat with appliquéd flowers. ... More

[Suffragist Margaret Foley distributing the Woman's Journal and Suffrage News]

[Suffragist Margaret Foley distributing the Woman's Journal and Suffra...

Title derived by Library of Congress staff. Summary: Photograph of Margaret Foley (right?) and an unidentified woman (left), both carrying pocketbooks and wearing fur-trimmed hats and fur stoles, standing outsi... More

International Congress of Women1915
Miss Katharine Morey, Massachusetts state chairman for the National Woman's Party, who is in charge of introducing the Woman's Party Bill for Equal Rights at the present session of the Legislature which convened January 3rd.

Miss Katharine Morey, Massachusetts state chairman for the National Wo...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

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