Photos, Prints, Drawings Nell Mercer, Norfolk, Virginia
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
National Woman's Party
- Nell Mercer, Norfolk, Virginia
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1910-1920]
- Subject Headings
- - Mercer, Nell
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Virginia
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Virginia -- Norfolk
- - Summary: Half-length portrait of Nell Mercer, seated, with painted backdrop, wearing broad-collared suit and hat with leaves and berries. Printed as a picture postcard.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Nell Mercer of Norfolk, Virg., was a member of the Norfolk branch of the NWP. She was a business woman. In February 1919, she was arrested for participation in the final watchfire demonstration and sentenced to five days in the District Jail. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 365.
- 1 photograph: postcard; 3.5 x 5 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:154, Folder: Mercer, Nell
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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