Photos, Prints, Drawings [Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals.]

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Louise Pote, College Park, Maryland
Dates 1938
Location California
United States
Language English
Subjects Actors and Actresses
National Woman's Party
Photographs
Pickford, Mary
Suffrage
United States
Women
Women's Rights
Title
[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
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  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."
Medium
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
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.275020


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