Photos, Prints, Drawings Catherine Flanagan, Gertrude Crocker [or Mrs. William Upton (Madeleine) Watson]
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Crocker, Gertrude L.
Flanagan, Catherine M.
National Woman's Party
- Catherine Flanagan, Gertrude Crocker [or Mrs. William Upton (Madeleine) Watson]
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- 1917 [Aug.]
- Subject Headings
- - Watson, Madeleine
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Crocker, Gertrude L
- - Flanagan, Catherine M
- - Picketing
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Arrest
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Summary: Catherine Flanagan (Left) and Gertrude Crocker [or Mrs. William Upton (Madeleine) Watson?] (Right) being placed under arrest as they picket with banners before the White House East Gate. Arresting policewoman center, crowd behind. Banner reads: "How Long Must Women Wait For Liberty?"
- - Title transcribed from item with additional information derived by Library of Congress staff.
- - Similar photograph printed in The Suffragist, 5 no. 83 (25 Aug 1917): 6-7. Captioned "Arrest of Miss Catherine Flanagan and Mrs. William Upton Watson at East Gate [of White House] with Banner `How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?' Sailors and Roughs Encouraged by Police Shown in Background."
- - Catharine M. Flanagan was arrested picketing August 1917, sentenced to 30 days in Occoquan Workhouse. Mrs. William Upton (Madeleine) Watson, of Chicago, Illinois, was treasurer of the Illinois state branch of the NWP. She was arrested Aug. 17, 1917 for picketing and sentenced to 30 days in Occoquan Workhouse. Arrested again in August 1918, she was sentenced to five days for participation in Lafayette Square meeting. Gertrude Crocker served three jail sentences, 30 days for picketing the White House in 1917; 10 days for assisting Lafayette Square meeting 1918, and five days for watchfire demonstration 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 357, 359, 369.
- 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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