Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Dates 1917
Location Delaware
Minnesota
United States
Wilmington
Language English
Subjects Arniel, Annie
Arrest
Delaware
Minnesota
National Woman's Party
Photographs
Picketing
Political Activity
Suffrage
Suffragists
United States
Women
Women Prisoners
Youmans, Florence
Title
[Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel (center) of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners.]
Created / Published
[1917 June]
Subject Headings
-  Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
-  Arniel, Annie
-  Youmans, Florence
-  Arrest
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Delaware
-  Women--Suffrage--Minnesota
-  Picketing
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Minnesota
-  United States -- Delaware -- Wilmington
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Florence Youmans of Minnesota (left), clutching a suffrage propaganda banner, and Annie Arniel of Delaware (center), being approached in front of the White House gates by an unidentified policewoman, who appears to have seized Arniel's banner, while a third unidentified suffrage picket watches from behind her tri-color purple, white, and gold National Woman's Party flag, and a fourth picket looks away in a different direction.
-  Title taken from the caption accompanying a cropped version of the photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. 76 (July 7, 1917): 6.
-  Mrs. Annie Arniel, Wilmington, Delaware, did picket duty at the White House beginning in 1917. She was one of the first six suffrage prisoners and served eight jail sentences: three days in June 1917 and sixty days in Occoquan Workhouse in August-September 1917 for picketing; fifteen days in August 1918 for the Lafayette Square meeting; and five sentences of five days each in January and February 1919, for watchfire demonstrations. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 355.
Medium
1 photograph: print; 8.5 x 10 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Arniel, Annie
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.147006


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