Photos, Prints, Drawings Miss Minnie Hennessy, of Ct. [Connecticut], sentenced to six months at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing with a suffrage banner at the gates of the White House.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
- Miss Minnie Hennessy, of Ct. [Connecticut], sentenced to six months at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing with a suffrage banner at the gates of the White House.
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1913-1918 Oct.]
- Subject Headings
- - Hennessy, Minnie
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Connecticut
- - Picketing
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Connecticut
- - Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, Minnie Hennessy of Connecticut, standing outdoors with wrought-iron fence in background, wearing wide-brimmed hat, gloves, two-piece suit with long skirt, high-collared blouse, and tricolor (purple, white, gold) sash.
- - Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from image.
- - Minnie Hennesey of Hartford, Conn., was a self-supporting business woman. She was arrested for picketing the White House Oct. 6, 1917, and her sentence was suspended. Rearrested Oct. 8, 1917, she was sentenced to 6 months in prison. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
- 1 photograph: print; 5 x 7 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:152, Folder: Hennessy, Minnie
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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