Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Thomas, Shamokin, Pa.
Dates 1917
Location Pennsylvania
United States
Language English
Subjects Heffelfinger, Kate
National Woman's Party
United States
Miss Kate Heffelfinger of Shamokin, Pa. A picket who served time in prison during the campaign of the National Woman's Party
Contributor Names
Thomas, Shamokin, Pa. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1917 Dec.-1920]
Subject Headings
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Pennsylvania
-  Heffelfinger, Kate
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Pennsylvania -- Shamokin
-  Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Kate Heffelfinger, facing right, with chin resting on arm bent at elbow, wearing a v-neck dress with suffrage prisoner pin.
-  Title and information transcribed from item.
-  Kate Heffelfinger of Shamokin, Penn., was an art student and NWP activist. She was sentenced to six months in District Jail for picketing Oct. 15, 1917; another month was added to her sentence later, for a previous offense. In August 1918 she was sentenced to 15 days for participating in a Lafayette Square meeting, and in January 1919, she was sentenced to five days for participation in a watchfire demonstration. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
1 photograph: print; 8 x 4.5 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:274, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 167-200 "H"
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

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