Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. Robert Adamson, wife of Fire Commissioner of N.Y. City. She will attend C[ongressional] U[nion] conference Sat. and speak at luncheon in honor of departing [suffrage] envoys.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Underwood & Underwood Studios, N.Y.
Adamson, Ethel M.
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
National Woman's Party
New York (State)
- Mrs. Robert Adamson, wife of Fire Commissioner of N.Y. City. She will attend C[ongressional] U[nion] conference Sat. and speak at luncheon in honor of departing [suffrage] envoys.
- Contributor Names
- Underwood & Underwood Studios, N.Y. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- 1916 Apr. 7
- Subject Headings
- - Adamson, Ethel M
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--New York (State)
- - Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
- - Photographs
- - United States -- New York -- New York
- - Summary: Head-and-shoulders studio portrait of Ethel M. Adamson, with clasped hands.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - The caption on a smaller duplicate print of the same image located in the same folder reads: "Mrs. Robert Adamson, wife of the Fire Commissioner of New York, is a prominent member of the National Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage. She is one of the most enthusiastic members of the New York Branch of the Union."
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 3, no. 17 (April 24, 1915): 3. Caption: "Mrs. Robert Adamson. Wife of Fire Commissioner Adamson, of New York City, who will be a Member of the Congressional Union Deputation to Senator [James] O'Gorman [of New York]." Inez Milholland Boissevain, Crystal Eastman Benedict, and Doris Stevens were among the speakers who addressed Senator O'Gorman on behalf of the deputation, which included a large contingent of women.
- - Articles appearing in the March 25, 1916 (v. 4, no. 13), and April 15, 1916 (v.4, no. 15), issues of The Suffragist, indicate that a luncheon was held on April 9, 1916, in Washington, D.C., honoring Congressional Union members who were about to embark on a tour of the western United States to gather support for a federal suffrage amendment among women voters. This photograph of Ethel Adamson was likely distributed to publicize her scheduled remarks at this farewell luncheon for the envoys.
- - The print has been touched up for publication (white paint has been applied to the background to make the image of Adamson stand out).
- 1 photograph: print; 7.5 x 11 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Adamson, Ethel M.
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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