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.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
National Photo Co.
Matthews, Burnita Shelton
National Woman's Party
- 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.)
- - 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.
- 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
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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