Photos, Prints, Drawings Bastille Day. Julia Hurlbut of N.J. leading. Iris Calderhead of Kansas at right waiting for mobs to attack pickets so she can order out new banners.

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Dates 1917
Location New Jersey
United States
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Calderhead, Iris
Hurlbut, Julia
National Woman's Party
United States
Bastille Day. Julia Hurlbut of N.J. leading. Iris Calderhead of Kansas at right waiting for mobs to attack pickets so she can order out new banners.
Contributor Names
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
1917 [July 14]
Subject Headings
-  Picketing
-  Hurlbut, Julia
-  National Woman's Party
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--United States
-  Calderhead, Iris
-  Photographs
-  United States -- New Jersey
-  United States -- District of Columbia
-  Summary: Photograph of Julia Hurlbut leading procession of (two) suffragists down city sidewalk, both suffragists wear suffrage sashes and hold aloft suffrage banners, Hurlbut holds the colors, and the second banner behind her has text (obscured), while crowds of men walk along beside on both sides of the women, and Iris Calderhead appears at right monitoring progress of the pickets.
-  Title transcribed from item.
-  Photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. 78 (July 21, 1917): 4, with caption: "Pickets Marching to the White House on July 14 (The Police Testified They Had to Hold Back the Crowds)", and in The Suffragist, 6, no. 1 (Jan. 5, 1918): 8 (Year in Review issue), with caption: "Fall of Bastille Day Picket (Police swore they had to clear way for line)."
-  Julia Hurlbut of Morristown, N.J., was vice chairman of the New Jersey branch of the NWP. In 1916 she assisted in Washington state campaign. She was arrested picketing July 14, 1917, and sentence to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse. She was pardoned by President Wilson after three days. She engaged in war work in France during World War I. Iris Calderhead of Marysville, Kans., and later, Denver, Colo., was arrested July 4, 1917 for picketing and served three days in District Jail. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 362, 369.
1 photograph: print 7 x 10 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Pickets, 1917
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

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