Photos, Prints, Drawings Vida Milholland [in jail cell]
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia
National Woman's Party
- Vida Milholland [in jail cell]
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- ca. 1917 Jul. 4
- Subject Headings
- - Prisons--United States--District of Columbia
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Milholland, Vida
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - United States -- New York -- New York
- - Summary: Photograph of Vida Milholland behind bars in a jail cell (District Jail, Washington, D.C.).
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Cropped version of the photograph published in The Suffragist, 6, no. 5 (Feb. 9, 1918): 6. Captioned: "Vida Milholland in Prison."
- - Vida Milholland of New York City, sister of Inez Milholland Boissevain, was arrested picketing for suffrage at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 4, 1917, and served three days in District Jail. In 1919 she traveled as part of the NWP "Prison Special" speaking tour, singing at each meeting the speakers held in cities across the country. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 365.
- 1 photograph: print; 4 x 6 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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