Photo, Print, Drawing
Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]
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Photo, Print, Drawing
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Lewis, Dora Kelly
National Woman's Party
- Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created Published
- [Ca. 1910 to 1919]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Lewis, Dora Kelly, b. 1862
- - United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
- - Head and shoulders portrait of Dora Kelly Lewis, facing front, in hat decorated with flowers.
- - Title and information transcribed from item.
- - Dora Lewis was from a prominent Philadelphia family. She held a series of high offices in the National Woman's Party. She was arrested several times for suffrage actions. She served three days in jail for picketing in July 1917; was arrested Nov. 10, 1917 and sentenced to 60 days; was arrested at the Lafayette Square meeting in August 1918, and sentenced to 15 days; and was arrested during the watchfire demonstrations of January 1919, and sentenced to five days in District Jail. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 364.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 25 (June 28, 1919): 9. Captioned: "Mrs. Lawrence Lewis." Illustration for "What It Has Cost" story, on the finances of the National Woman's Party campaign for woman suffrage.
- 1 Photograph: Print; 5 X 7 In.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:153, Folder: Lewis, Dora
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C. 20540
- Digital Id
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