Photo, Print, Drawing Mary Winsor (Penn.) '17 [holding Suffrage Prisoners banner]
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- Mary Winsor (Penn.) '17 [holding Suffrage Prisoners banner]
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
- 1917 [Oct.-Nov.]
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Title transcribed from item, with additional information derived by Library of Congress staff.
- - Summary: Photograph of Mary Winsor, standing outside, holding a banner that reads: "To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime. Suffrage Prisoners Should Not be Treated as Criminals."
- - Mary Winsor, of Haverford, Penn., came from a Quaker family. She was educated at Drexel Institute of Philadelphia, at Bryn Mawr and abroad. She made a survey of the English suffrage movement for the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She was the founder and president of the Limited Suffrage Society. September 1917, sentenced to 60 days at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing. She was later sentenced to 10 days for participation in Lafayette Square meeting. She was a member of the "Prison Special" nationwide speaking tour in Feb-Mar 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 370.
- 1 photograph: print; 4.25 x 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Pickets--Arrests and Imprisonment
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. Mary Winsor Penn. '17 holding Suffrage Prisoners banner. United States Washington D.C, 1917. [Oct.-Nov] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000225/.
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