Photos, Prints, Drawings Lucy Branham on Prison Special
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Branham, Lucy Gwynne
National Woman's Party
- Lucy Branham on Prison Special
- Created / Published
- 1919 Mar. 1
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Branham, Lucy Gwynne, 1892-1966
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Photographs
- - United States -- California -- San Francisco
- - United States -- Maryland -- Baltimore
- - Summary: Photograph of Lucy Branham, wearing fur stole and hat and standing in front of a banner, "Suffrage Prisoners."
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 14 (Apr. 5, 1919): cover.
- - Lucy Gwynne Branham of Baltimore, Md., was a graduate of Washington College, Md., and held graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins Univ. and Columbia Univ. She was arrested picking for suffrage in Washington, D.C. September 1917, and sentenced to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse and District Jail. Branham was part of the "Prison Special" nationwide tour of NWP activists who spoke about their experiences being arrested for demonstrating for the right to vote. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 355.
- 1 photograph: print; 5.5 x 7.5 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Prison Special Tour, 1919
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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