Photos, Prints, Drawings Lincoln's birthday. On the banners during Congressional debate on whether we should enter the war.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
National Woman's Party
- Lincoln's birthday. On the banners during Congressional debate on whether we should enter the war.
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- [1917 Feb. 12]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Picketing
- - Photographs
- - United States
- - Summary: Six National Woman's Party activists display three banners about woman suffrage, tall lattice fence in background. Banner on left (held by two women) reads: "Denmark on the Verge of War Gave Women the Vote Why Not Give It To American Women Now"; banner in center (held by two women, against fence) reads: "Lincoln Stood For Woman Suffrage 60 Years Ago Mr. President You Block the National Suffrage Amendment Today Why Are You Behind Lincoln?"; third banner (right), reads: "After the Civil War Women Asked for Political Freedom, They were Told to Wait. This was the Negro's Hour. In 1917 American Women Still Ask for Freedom, Will you Mr. President Still Tell Them to Wait. That this is the Porto (sic) Rican's Hour."
- - Title transcribed from item.
- 1 photograph: print; 4.25 x 6.25 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Pickets--Arrests and Imprisonment
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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