Photo, Print, Drawing Party members picketing the Republican convention, Chicago, June 1920. L-R Abby Scott Baker, Florence Taylor Marsh, Sue White, Elsie Hill, Betty Gram.
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- Party members picketing the Republican convention, Chicago, June 1920. L-R Abby Scott Baker, Florence Taylor Marsh, Sue White, Elsie Hill, Betty Gram.
- International Film Service Co., Inc. (Photographer)
Created / Published
- 1920 June
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Baker, Abby Scott, 1871-1944
- - Women--Suffrage--Illinois
- - Picketing
- - White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943
- - Hill, Elsie M. (Elsie Mary), b. 1883
- - Marsh, Florence Taylor
- - Gram, Betty
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
- - United States -- Tennessee -- Jackson
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Summary: Photograph of women holding banners outside in front of stores. Banners read "Tennessee," "Connecticut," and "We protest against the continued disfranchisement of women for which the Republican party is now responsible. The Republican party defeated ratification in Delaware. The Republican party is blocking ratification in Vermont. The Republican party is blocking ratification in Connecticut. When will the Republican party stop blocking suffrage?"
- - Abby Scott Baker, Betty Gram, Elsie M. Hill, and Sue Shelton White all spent time in jail for their participation in NWP activism. White, of Jackson, Tenn., was state chairman of the NWP and one of the editors of The Suffragist. She was a court and convention reporter for ten years and in 1918 was appointed by the Governor of Tennessee to the State Commission for the Blind. She was active with the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as the Federation of Women's Clubs and the Parent Teachers' Association. She was arrested Feb. 9, 1919, and served five days in District Jail for participating in watchfire demonstration. She soon after participated in the NWP's "Prison Special" tour of the United States. Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 370.
- 1 photograph: print; 7.5 x 9.5 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:276, Folder: Group Photographs Nos. 111-118
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
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International Film Service Co., Inc. Party members picketing the Republican convention, Chicago, June . L-R Abby Scott Baker, Florence Taylor Marsh, Sue White, Elsie Hill, Betty Gram. United States Tennessee Jackson Illinois Chicago, 1920. June. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000306/.
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International Film Service Co, I. (1920) Party members picketing the Republican convention, Chicago, June . L-R Abby Scott Baker, Florence Taylor Marsh, Sue White, Elsie Hill, Betty Gram. United States Tennessee Jackson Illinois Chicago, 1920. June. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000306/.
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International Film Service Co., Inc. Party members picketing the Republican convention, Chicago, June . L-R Abby Scott Baker, Florence Taylor Marsh, Sue White, Elsie Hill, Betty Gram. June. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000306/>.