Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Dates 1917
Location Norfolk
United States
Virginia
Language English
Subjects Adams, Pauline
National Woman's Party
Photographs
Political Activity
Suffrage
Suffragists
United States
Virginia
Women
Women Prisoners
Title
Mrs. Pauline Adams in the prison garb she wore while serving a sixty-day sentence.
Created / Published
[between 1917 Sept. and 1919 Feb. 15]
Subject Headings
-  Adams, Pauline, 1874-1957
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Virginia
-  Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Virginia -- Norfolk
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Pauline Adams, three-quarter-length portrait, sitting at a table in prison clothes with right arm raised holding a cup.
-  Title transcribed from item.
-  Mrs. Pauline Adams of Norfolk, Virginia, was arrested when picketing the White House on Sept. 4, 1917, and sentenced to sixty days in Occoquan Workhouse. She was arrested again at a watchfire demonstration on Feb. 9, 1919, but was released on account of lack of evidence. She was one of the speakers on the "Prison Special" tour of Feb-Mar 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 354.
-  Photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 1 (Feb. 15, 1919): 5.
Medium
1 photograph: print; 5 x 7 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Adams, Pauline
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.147002


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