Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Dates 1917
Location Nevada
Reno
United States
Language English
Subjects Martin, Anne
National Woman's Party
Nevada
Photographs
Suffrage
Suffragists
United States
Women
Title
Miss Anne Martin, of Reno, Nevada, legislative chairman of the National Woman's Party on behalf of the national suffrage amendment.
Created / Published
[ca. 1917]
Subject Headings
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Nevada
-  Martin, Anne, 1875-1951
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Nevada -- Reno
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Formal portrait, three-quarter length, Anne Martin, facing forward, seated in chair, with body turned slightly to left, wearing a suit with open-collared blouse.
-  Title and information transcribed from item.
-  Verso: "Return to Caroline Katzenstein 213 Pennfield Bldg."
-  Anne Martin of Reno, Nev., was a graduate of Stanford Univ. and professor of history at the Univ. of Nevada. She was president of the Nevada Woman's Civic League and led a successful fight for state suffrage in Nevada in 1914. She was legislative chairman for the Congressional Union (CU) and the NWP, and a member of the NWP executive committee. She was first chairman of NWP when formed from enfranchised states in 1916, and when it combined with CU under the name NWP in 1917, she became vice chairman. In 1918 she ran on independent ticket for the U.S. Senate in Nevada. She was arrested picketing for suffrage in Washington, D.C., July 14, 1917 and sentenced to 60 days at Occoquan Workhouse. She was pardoned by President Wilson after three days. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 364.
Medium
1 photograph: print; 7 x 4 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:275, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 236-282 "M"
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.275006


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