Photo, Print, Drawing
F[lorence] B[ayard] Hilles.
Articles and Essays with this item:
Photo, Print, Drawing
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
Hilles, Florence Bayard
National Woman's Party
- F[lorence] B[ayard] Hilles.
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created Published
- [Ca. 1916]
- Subject Headings
- - Hilles, Florence Bayard, 1866-1954
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Delaware
- - National Woman's Party--Delaware Branch
- - National Woman's Party--Speakers
- - United States -- Delaware
- - Informal portrait, three-quarter-length, Florence Bayard Hilles, standing outside in back of an automobile speaking to crowd, with right arm raised to emphasize a point, wearing long coat, wide-brimmed hat, scarf, and tricolor suffrage sash.
- - Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from image.
- - The caption on an alternate image in the same folder reads: Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, Chairman Delaware Branch National Woman's Party, who lead the fight to make Delaware the thirty-sixth state which completed ratification of the Federal Suffrage Amendment.
- - Florence Bayard Hilles, of Newcastle, Del., was the daughter of Thomas Bayard, American ambassador to Great Britain and secretary of state under President Grover Cleveland. She was a munitions worker during World War I. After the war she engaged in reconstruction work in France. She was chairman of the Delaware Branch of the NWP and member of the national executive committee. She was arrested picketing the White House July 13, 1917, sentenced to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse. She was pardoned by President Wilson after serving 3 days of her term. Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
- 1 Photograph: Print; 3.5 X 5.5 In.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:152, Folder: Hilles, Florence Bayard
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C. 20540
- Digital Id
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