Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Dates 1918
Location Minnesota
St. Paul
United States
Language English
Subjects Buildings
Colvin, Sarah Tarleton
National Woman's Party
United States
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
Digital Id

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