Photos, Prints, Drawings Miss Alice Paul, New Jersey, National Chairman, Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage; Member, Ex-Officio, National Executive Committee, Woman's Party
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Edmonston, Washington, D.C.
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
National Woman's Party
- 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
- - 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."
- 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
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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