Photo, Print, Drawing Miss Elsie M. Hill, of Conn[ecticut], a Congressional Union picket at the gate of the White House.
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- Miss Elsie M. Hill, of Conn[ecticut], a Congressional Union picket at the gate of the White House.
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1917]
- Subject Headings
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Connecticut
- - Picketing
- - Hill, Elsie M. (Elsie Mary), b. 1883
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Connecticut
- - Title transcribed from image.
- - Summary: Informal portrait, half-length, Elsie M. Hill, taken outdoors on picket line, wearing wide-brimmed hat with fur trim, coat, fur stole, and tricolor (purple, white, gold) sash.
- - Elsie Hill, of Norwalk, Conn., was the daughter of Congressman Ebenezer J. Hill of Connecticut. She was a graduate of Vassar College and taught French in a District of Columbia high school. She was a member of the executive committee of the Congressional Union, 1914-15, and later national organizer for the NWP. She was sentenced August 1918 to 15 days in District Jail for speaking at Lafayette Square meeting; in February 1919, she was sentenced to 8 days in Boston for participation in the "welcome" demonstration of President Woodrow Wilson. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
- 1 photograph: print; 4 x 6 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:152, Folder: Hill, Elsie M.
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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