Photo, Print, Drawing [Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel (center) of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners.]
About this Item
- [Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel (center) of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners.]
- Created / Published
- [1917 June]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Women--Suffrage--Delaware
- - Arniel, Annie
- - Youmans, Florence
- - Arrest
- - Women--Suffrage--Minnesota
- - Picketing
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Minnesota
- - United States -- Delaware -- Wilmington
- - Summary: Florence Youmans of Minnesota (left), clutching a suffrage propaganda banner, and Annie Arniel of Delaware (center), being approached in front of the White House gates by an unidentified policewoman, who appears to have seized Arniel's banner, while a third unidentified suffrage picket watches from behind her tri-color purple, white, and gold National Woman's Party flag, and a fourth picket looks away in a different direction.
- - Title taken from the caption accompanying a cropped version of the photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. 76 (July 7, 1917): 6.
- - Mrs. Annie Arniel, Wilmington, Delaware, did picket duty at the White House beginning in 1917. She was one of the first six suffrage prisoners and served eight jail sentences: three days in June 1917 and sixty days in Occoquan Workhouse in August-September 1917 for picketing; fifteen days in August 1918 for the Lafayette Square meeting; and five sentences of five days each in January and February 1919, for watchfire demonstrations. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 355.
- 1 photograph: print; 8.5 x 10 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:147, Folder: Arniel, Annie
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel center of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners. Delaware Minnesota United States Wilmington, 1917. [June] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000073/.
APA citation style:
(1917) Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel center of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners. Delaware Minnesota United States Wilmington, 1917. [June] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000073/.
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Policewoman arrests Florence Youmans of Minnesota and Annie Arniel center of Delaware for refusing to give up their banners. [June] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000073/>.