Photos, Prints, Drawings [Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals.]
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Louise Pote, College Park, Maryland
Actors and Actresses
National Woman's Party
- [Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals.]
- Contributor Names
- Louise Pote, College Park, Maryland (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- [1938 Nov.]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979
- - Actors and Actresses
- - Women's rights--United States
- - Photographs
- - United States -- California
- - Summary: Informal portrait, half-length, Mary Pickford, seated, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing a suit and hat, and holding a sheet of Equal Rights seals.
- - Title derived by Library of Congress staff.
- - Transcribed from related photograph: "On Wednesday, February 15th, the 119th anniversary of the birth of Susan B. Anthony will be celebrated by the National Woman's Party and other organizations which favor the passage of the Equal Rights bill now pending before Congress. Among the militant women of America who believe that measure should pass, for the weal of the Commonwealth, is Mary Pickford who, after achieving fame and fortune as a popular idol on the screen, is devoting her time now to constructive work that has to do with human progress and betterment. "America's sweetheart" is shown here with a sheet of Equal Rights seals which, as a member of the National Woman's Party, she has just purchased so that the crusade to "balance the Constitution" may be carried on with vigor and effectiveness."
- 1 photograph: print; 7 x 5 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:275, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 301-349 "P"
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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