Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. Gilson Gardner marching in Procession.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Gardner, Matilda Hall
- Mrs. Gilson Gardner marching in Procession.
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1913-1917]
- Subject Headings
- - Processions
- - Gardner, Matilda Hall
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)
- - Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.)--1910-1920
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Summary: Photograph of Matilda Gardner and three other unidentified women in background marching in suffrage procession, holding a baton, wearing feathered hat, long white dress, and sash with lettering across chest.
- - Title transcribed from image.
- - Matilda Hall Gardner, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Chicago, was the daughter of Frederick Hall, editor of the Chicago Tribune, and wife of Gilson Gardner, Washington representative of Scripps newspapers. Educated in Chicago, Paris, and Brussels, Gardner was one of the original core of activists who worked with Alice Paul and Lucy Burns when they first came to Washington to work for the Congressional Committee. She was a member of the national executive committee of the NWP beginning in 1914. She was arrested July 14, 1917, and sentenced to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse; and Jan. 13, 1919, and sentenced to 5 days in District Jail. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 359.
- 1 photograph: print; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:151, Folder: Gardner, Matilda Hall
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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