Photos, Prints, Drawings Margaret Whittemore campaigning in Oregon in white on platform.

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Dates 1914
Location Oregon
United States
Language English
Subjects Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
National Woman's Party
United States
Whittemore, Margaret
Margaret Whittemore campaigning in Oregon in white on platform.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
-  Whittemore, Margaret
-  National Woman's Party
-  Women--Suffrage--Oregon
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Oregon
-  United States -- Washington
-  Summary: Photograph of Margaret Whittemore (on left, in white dress) and others on platform in front of large female audience (some seated, some standing or departing) at outdoor meeting, trees in background.
-  Title transcribed from item.
-  Margaret Fay Whittemore of Detroit, Michigan, was of Quaker heritage and the daughter of one of the leading patent attorneys of the United States. She started her suffrage work in Michigan and became a Congressional Union organizer in 1914. She was arrested picketing July 4, 1917 and imprisoned three days; in January 1919 she served 24 hours in jail for applauding in court. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 370.
-  Margaret Whittemore was Congressional Union-NWP organizer for the election campaigns for Washington state in 1914 and 1916.
1 photograph: print; 6 x 7 in.
Call Number
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:159, Folder: Campaign of 1914
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

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