Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. Sarah Colvin of St. Paul, newly elected National chairman of the Woman's Party, who participated in all the suffrage demonstrations. Picture taken during 1918 picketing in front [of] Jackson Place Headquarters on Lafayette Square.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Colvin, Sarah Tarleton
National Woman's Party
- Mrs. Sarah Colvin of St. Paul, newly elected National chairman of the Woman's Party, who participated in all the suffrage demonstrations. Picture taken during 1918 picketing in front [of] Jackson Place Headquarters on Lafayette Square.
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Women--Suffrage--Minnesota
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Colvin, Sarah Tarleton
- - Picketing
- - National Woman's Party--Buildings--1910-1920
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Minnesota -- St. Paul
- - Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, Sarah T. Colvin of St. Paul, Minnesota, standing in front of National Woman’s Party headquarters, Jackson Place, wearing a long suit and hat and carrying pocketbook and rolled papers or banner, under her left arm.
- - Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item.
- - Mrs. Sarah Tarleton Colvin, of St. Paul, Minn., was a member of the well known Tarleton family of Alabama. Her husband, Dr. A. R. Colvin, was a major in the Army, and acting surgical chief at Fort McHenry during World War I. She was a graduate nurse of the Johns Hopkins training school, and worked as a Red Cross nurse in the United States during the war. She was the Minnesota state chairman of the NWP, and a member of the "Prison Special" nationwide tour of speakers in Feb-Mar 1919. She was arrested in watchfire demonstrations Jan. 1919 and sentenced to two terms of five days each. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 357.
- 1 photograph: print; 5.25 x 7 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:149, Folder: Colvin, Sarah T.
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
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