Photo, Print, Drawing Policeman in Syracuse welcoming Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer [Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer] [and Miss Vida Milholland] on arrival of Prison Special.
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- Policeman in Syracuse welcoming Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer [Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer] [and Miss Vida Milholland] on arrival of Prison Special.
- Created / Published
- [1919 Mar. 8]
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Milholland, Vida
- - Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder
- - Photographs
- - United States -- New York -- New York
- - United States -- New York -- Syracuse
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Summary: Outdoor photograph of a policeman (left) greeting NWP activists L. W. E. Havemeyer (center) and Vida Milholland (right), speakers with the National Woman's Party "Prison Special" tour, in Syracuse, New York.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 8, no. 1 (Feb. 20, 1920): n.p. A larger version of the same photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 12 (Mar. 22, 1919): 7.
- - Vida Milholland of New York City, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Milholland and sister of Inez Milholland Boissevain. She was a student at Vassar College where she excelled in athletics and drama. She studied singing abroad, but upon death of her sister gave up her musical career for full-time work in suffrage. She was arrested in Washington, D.C. July 4, 1917 for picketing and served three days in District Jail. In 1919 she toured the United States as part of the "Prison Special" tour of NWP speakers. She sang at all the meetings. Mrs. H. O. Havemayer of New York City was arrested in Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 1919, for taking part in the final watchfire demonstration and sentenced to five days in District Jail. She took part in the "Prison Special" tour of suffragists who spoke nationwide about their experiences being arrested for demonstrating for suffrage. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361, 365.
- 1 photograph: print; 4.5 x 6.5 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Prison Special Tour, 1919
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Policeman in Syracuse welcoming Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer and Miss Vida Milholland on arrival of Prison Special. New York Syracuse United States, 1919. [Mar. 8] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000248/.
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(1919) Policeman in Syracuse welcoming Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer and Miss Vida Milholland on arrival of Prison Special. New York Syracuse United States, 1919. [Mar. 8] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000248/.
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Policeman in Syracuse welcoming Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer and Miss Vida Milholland on arrival of Prison Special. [Mar. 8] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000248/>.