Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Chicago Tribune Photo Bureau
Dates 1916
Location Chicago
United States
Language English
Subjects De Bey, Cornelia
National Woman's Party
United States
Dr. Cornelia De Bey, Chicago, Prominent Chicago Doctor; member C[ommi]ttee on Arrangements for Womans Party Convention, Chicago, June 5, 6, 7.
Contributor Names
Chicago Tribune Photo Bureau (Photographer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  de Bey, Cornelia
-  Physicians
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Illinois
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
-  Summary: Formal portrait of Chicago physician Cornelia De Bey, seated with right arm resting on back of chair propping up head, wearing skirt, jacket, tie, and eye glasses.
-  Title and name of photo bureau transcribed from item.
-  This photograph was likely distributed in connection with the June 5, 6, and 7, 1916, convention of women voters organized by the Congressional Union at Chicago's Blackstone Theatre for the purposes of forming a National Woman's Party, the goal of which was to remain independent of the existing political parties and campaign on a platform consisting of one plank, immediate passage of the Anthony amendment. The 1916 Woman's Party Convention received significant press coverage since it was intentionally scheduled a few days before the start of the Republican and Progressive Party conventions for which the press had begun to arrive in Chicago.
1 photograph: print; 7 x 10 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:148, Folder: de Bey, Cornelia
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. There may be content that is protected as "works made for hire" (copyright held by the party that commissioned the original work) and/or under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.

The Library of Congress would like to learn more about these materials and to hear from individuals or institutions having any additional information. Please contact us through our Ask A Librarian service.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to quote from or refer to special presentation features and pdfs included in this digital site should cite the title of the feature and the following digital collection information: Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Please include the URL of the web page being cited and the date of access. Citations to the individual photographs from the collection should include the photograph title and date, Records of the National Woman’s Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Please see the bibliographic records for the individual photographs for further detail.


The Library of Congress has researched the contents of this collection to ascertain any possible legal rights embodied in the materials. Items included in this collection with the permission of right holders are listed below. For further use of reproduction of those items, please contact the rights holders listed.

Two photographs, “Muriel Lynch (and daughter?),” and “Dorothy Thompson, Journalist,” made available here with permission from Bachrach Studio. 321 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Availability of Reproductions

To inquire about reproductions of Manuscript Division items found in American Memory, contact the Library of Congress Duplication Services.

For Further Information

If you have comments or additional questions, please contact us.

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.