Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors National Photo Co., Washington, D.C.
Dates 1921
Location Jamestown
New York
United States
Language English
Subjects Ainge, Edith
National Woman's Party
New York (State)
United States
Miss Edith Ainge, of Jamestown, New York, the first delegate to the convention of the National Woman's Party to arrive at Woman's Party headquarters in Washington, Miss Ainge is holding the New York state banner which will be carried by New York's delegation of 68 women at the convention meeting in Washington February 15th-18th.
Contributor Names
National Photo Co., Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[1921 Feb.]
Subject Headings
-  Ainge, Edith
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Suffragists--United States--1920-1930
-  Women--Suffrage--New York (State)
-  Photographs
-  United States -- New York -- Jamestown
-  Summary: Informal, three-quarter-length portrait of Edith Ainge of Jamestown, New York, standing in front of National Woman's Party headquarters in Washington, D.C., wearing a suit and hat and holding across her body a flag with a modified version of the New York State seal with the motto "Excelsior" ("Ever Upward").
-  Title and information transcribed from item.
-  A caption on an alternate photograph in the same folder reads: "Miss Edith Ainge, of Jamestown, N.Y., who served sixty days in the government jail and workhouse for picketing the White House with a suffrage banner."
-  Edith Ainge, of Jamestown, N.Y., native of England, served five jail sentences. Sentenced 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse for picketing Sept. 1917, 15 days in Aug 1918, Lafayette Square meeting, and three short terms in District Jail in Jan. 1919, watchfire demonstrations. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 354.
1 photograph: print; 6.5 x 8.5 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Ainge, Edith
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

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