Photos, Prints, Drawings Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago. Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day.

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Title
Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago. Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day.
Contributor Names
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1910-1916]
Subject Headings
-  Brooke, Minnie E
-  National Woman's Party--Maryland Branch
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Maryland
-  Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Maryland -- Chevy Chase
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, of Minnie E. Brooke of Chevy Chase, Maryland, wearing a hat, earrings, necklace, and open-collared dress or blouse.
-  Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item.
-  According to her obituary in Equal Rights 21, no.11 (1 June 1938): 272, Brooke died on February 8, 1938. She had been active in the Congressional Union and NWP for more than twenty-five years. She "was in the first group to start street meetings for Woman Suffrage before the first Suffrage Parade on March 3, 1913, in Washington," and for many years she spoke "every Saturday night at the Benjamin Franklin statue on Pennsylvania Avenue." The Chicago street meetings referenced in the title occurred during the 1916 political campaign.
Medium
1 photograph: print; 3.5 x 5 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:148, Folder: Brooke, Minnie E.
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.148013
Online Format
image

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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago.Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day. [to 1916, 1910] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000094/. (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

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Harris & Ewing, W. (1910) Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago.Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day. [to 1916] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000094/.

MLA citation style:

Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago.Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day. [to 1916, 1910] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000094/>.