Photos, Prints, Drawings Miss Zonia Baber, representative in United States of the women of Porto Rica [Puerto Rico], consulting with Mrs. Burnita Shelton Matthews, Legal Research Secretary of the National Woman's Party, on the drafting of a bill for introduction in Congress extending suffrage to the women of Porto Rica.

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors National Photo Co.
Dates 1926
Location Puerto Rico
United States
Language English
Subjects Baber, Zonia
International Cooperation
Matthews, Burnita Shelton
National Woman's Party
Photographs
Puerto Rico
Suffrage
Suffragists
United States
Women
Women's Rights
Title
Miss Zonia Baber, representative in United States of the women of Porto Rica [Puerto Rico], consulting with Mrs. Burnita Shelton Matthews, Legal Research Secretary of the National Woman's Party, on the drafting of a bill for introduction in Congress extending suffrage to the women of Porto Rica.
Contributor Names
National Photo Co. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1926 June-July]
Subject Headings
-  Baber, Zonia
-  National Woman's Party
-  Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988
-  Suffragists--United States--1920-1930
-  Suffragists--Puerto Rico--1920-1930
-  Women--Suffrage--Puerto Rico
-  Women's rights--International cooperation
-  Photographs
-  Puerto Rico (U.S.)
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, seated, Miss Zonia Baber (left), representative of the women of Puerto Rico, and Burnita Shelton Matthews (right), legal research secretary of the National Woman's Party, sitting outdoors on wooden chairs, wearing hats and open coats, looking down at a piece of paper and conferring on the drafting of a bill to be introduced in Congress extending suffrage to the women of Puerto Rico.
-  Title transcribed from item.
-  Photograph published on the cover of Equal Rights, 13, no. 20 (July 3, 1926): 161, with related story by Zonia Baber on pages 165-166. An editor's note on page 165 identifies Baber as a former University of Chicago professor of geography and geology and the chairman of the Pan-American Committee of the International League for Peace and Freedom.
Medium
1 photograph: print; 8 x 10 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Baber, Zonia
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.147013


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