Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. Pauline Adams in the prison garb she wore while serving a sixty-day sentence.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
National Woman's Party
- 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
- - 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.
- 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
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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