Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Edmonston, Washington, D.C.
Dates 1915
Location Moorestown
New Jersey
United States
Washington
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
National Woman's Party
New Jersey
Paul, Alice
Photographs
Suffrage
Suffragists
United States
Women
Title
Miss Alice Paul, New Jersey, National Chairman, Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage; Member, Ex-Officio, National Executive Committee, Woman's Party
Contributor Names
Edmonston, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1915]
Subject Headings
-  Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
-  Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
-  National Woman's Party
-  Women--Suffrage--New Jersey
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Photographs
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Moorestown
-  United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Studio portrait of Alice Paul in linen dress, seated in rocking chair, window background.
-  Title and information transcribed from item.
-  Alice Paul of Moorestown, New Jersey, was appointed chairman of the Congressional Committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1913, and went on to head the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and the NWP. She served six prison terms for woman suffrage, including three in England and three in the United States. She was sentenced to seven months in October 1917 for picketing and served five weeks before being released on account of her condition from hunger striking. In August 1918 she was sentenced to 10 days for participation in Lafayette Square meeting, and in January 1919, to five days for lighting a watchfire. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 366.
-  Image printed in The Suffragist, 3, no. 52 (Dec. 25, 1915), 6. Captioned: "Miss Alice Paul."
Medium
1 photograph: print; 4 x 6 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:155, Folder: Paul, Alice
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.155017


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