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Photos, Prints, Drawings Miss Lucy Ewing, Chicago, Ill[inois].

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Miss Lucy Ewing, Chicago, Ill[inois].
Contributor Names
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1913-1919 Feb.]
Subject Headings
-  Ewing, Lucy
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Illinois
-  National Woman's Party--Illinois Branch
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
-  Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Lucy Ewing of Chicago, wearing v-neck blouse with necklace and wide-brimmed straw hat with ribbon.
-  Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item. A caption on a duplicate print in the same folder reads: "Miss Lucy Ewing, of Chicago. Illinois Chairman of the National Woman's Party, who served a thirty day sentence in the Government Workhouse at Occoquan for holding a banner in front of the Executive Mansion, demanding the enfranchisement of women."
-  Photograph published in The Suffragist, 7, no. 8 (Feb. 22, 1919): 4, and The Suffragist, 7, no. 37 (Sept. 13, 1919): 8.
-  Lucy Ewing, of Chicago, Ill., was niece of Adlai Stevenson, vice president of the U.S. under Grover Cleveland, and officer in the Illinois branch of the NWP. She was arrested picketing Aug. 17, 1917 and sentenced to 30 days in the Occoquan Workhouse. She was among those speakers who toured with the "Prison Special" in Feb-Mar 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 358.
1 photograph: print; 5 x 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:150, Folder: Ewing, Lucy
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. [Miss Lucy Ewing, Chicago, Illinois]. [to 1919 Feb, 1913] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed August 28, 2016.)

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