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Photo, Print, Drawing Section of Working Women's Picket --Feb. 17 [18], 1917

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  • Section of Working Women's Picket --Feb. 17 [18], 1917

Created / Published

  • 1917 Feb. 17 [18]


  • -  National Woman's Party
  • -  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
  • -  Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)
  • -  Women--Suffrage--United States
  • -  Picketing
  • -  Photographs
  • -  United States -- District of Columbia


  • Photographs


  • -  Summary: Photograph of four members of contingent of wage-earning women pickets, walking in suffrage procession on city sidewalk. They wear coats, hats, and suffrage sashes, and carry suffrage banners. Others similarly clad look on with banners from sidelines in background.
  • -  Title transcribed from item. Editorial insertion of date derived by Library of Congress staff.
  • -  Photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. ? (Feb. 24, 1917): 5, caption: "Wage-Earners Marching to the White House Gates" and The Suffragist, 5, no. 61 (Mar. 24, 1917]: 5 (with same caption, for story "Labor Day on the Picket Line"). According to the Feb. 24, 1917 story, this picketing of the White House by a "long picket line of labor" took place "last Sunday, February 18." (5).


  • 1 photograph: print; 5 x 6.5 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Pickets, 1917

Source Collection

  • Records of the National Woman's Party


  • Manuscript Division

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Section of Working Women's Picket --Feb. 17 18. United States Washington D.C, 1917. [18] Photograph.

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