Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. W. D. Ascough of Hartford, Conn., chairman of the Connecticut branch of the Woman's Party
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Edmonston, Washington, D.C.
National Woman's Party
- Mrs. W. D. Ascough of Hartford, Conn., chairman of the Connecticut branch of the Woman's Party
- Contributor Names
- Edmonston, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1915]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Connecticut
- - Ascough, Lillian
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Connecticut
- - Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Lillian Ascough, facing right, head turned toward camera.
- - Title and information transcribed from item.
- - Verso (struck out): "A speaker in the demonstration this afternoon."
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 3, no. 26 (June 26, 1915): 5; The Suffragist, 4, no. 44 (Oct. 28, 1916): 7; and The Suffragist, 4, no. 50 (Dec. 9, 1916): 9.
- - Lillian Ascough of Detroit, Mich., served as Connecticut State Chairman, NWP. Studied for concert stage in London and Paris. Abandoned concert stage to devote time to suffrage. Sentenced to fifteen days, August 1918, Lafayette Square demonstration, and five days, February 1919, in watchfire demonstration. She was a speaker in the "Prison Special" tour of Feb-Mar 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 355.
- 1 photograph: print; 6 x 4 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:274, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 1-17 "A"
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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