Photos, Prints, Drawings National Woman's Party Headquarters is Sold to United States. The National Woman's Party Headquarters, 21 First Street, Northeast, one of the most historic buildings in Washington which was used as the Capitol of the United States from 1815 to 1819 has been taken over by the government and will be torn down to make way for the proposed Supreme Court Building. Attorney General William D. Mitchell is here shown presenting a check for $299,200.00 to Burnita S. Matthews, att[orney] for the Woman's Party, in payment for the site. On the left is Maud Younger, Congressional Chairman of the National Woman's Party.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Wide World Photos, Washington Bureau
Matthews, Burnita Shelton
Mitchell, William D.
National Woman's Party
- National Woman's Party Headquarters is Sold to United States. The National Woman's Party Headquarters, 21 First Street, Northeast, one of the most historic buildings in Washington which was used as the Capitol of the United States from 1815 to 1819 has been taken over by the government and will be torn down to make way for the proposed Supreme Court Building. Attorney General William D. Mitchell is here shown presenting a check for $299,200.00 to Burnita S. Matthews, att[orney] for the Woman's Party, in payment for the site. On the left is Maud Younger, Congressional Chairman of the National Woman's Party.
- Contributor Names
- Wide World Photos, Washington Bureau (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- 1929 Mar. 16
- Subject Headings
- - Suffragists--United States--1920-1930
- - National Woman's Party
- - Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988
- - Younger, Maud
- - Mitchell, William D
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Summary: Photograph of Attorney General William D. Mitchell handing check to Burnita Shelton Matthews, with Maud Younger on the left.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- 1 photograph: print; 8 x 10 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:276, Folder: Group Photographs Nos. 150-158
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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