Photo, Print, Drawing Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]
About this Item
- Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Phila[delphia] [Dora Lewis]
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1910-1919]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Lewis, Dora Kelly, b. 1862
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
- - United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
- - Summary: Head and shoulders portrait of Dora Kelly Lewis, facing front, in hat decorated with flowers.
- - Title and information transcribed from item.
- - Dora Lewis was from a prominent Philadelphia family. She held a series of high offices in the National Woman's Party. She was arrested several times for suffrage actions. She served three days in jail for picketing in July 1917; was arrested Nov. 10, 1917 and sentenced to 60 days; was arrested at the Lafayette Square meeting in August 1918, and sentenced to 15 days; and was arrested during the watchfire demonstrations of January 1919, and sentenced to five days in District Jail. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 364.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 25 (June 28, 1919): 9. Captioned: "Mrs. Lawrence Lewis." Illustration for "What It Has Cost" story, on the finances of the National Woman's Party campaign for woman suffrage.
- 1 photograph: print; 5 x 7 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:153, Folder: Lewis, Dora
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. [Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Philadelphia Dora Lewis]. Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States Washington Washington D.C, 1910. [to 1919] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000112/. (Accessed May 23, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Harris & Ewing, W. (1910) [Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Philadelphia Dora Lewis]. Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States Washington Washington D.C, 1910. [to 1919] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000112/.
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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. [Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Philadelphia Dora Lewis]. [to 1919] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000112/>.