Photo, Print, Drawing F[lorence] B[ayard] Hilles.

About this Item

F[lorence] B[ayard] Hilles.
Contributor Names
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
Created / Published
[ca. 1916]
Subject Headings
-  Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
-  Women--Suffrage--Delaware
-  National Woman's Party--Speakers
-  Hilles, Florence Bayard, 1866-1954
-  National Woman's Party--Delaware Branch
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Delaware
-  Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from image.
-  Summary: Informal portrait, three-quarter-length, Florence Bayard Hilles, standing outside in back of an automobile speaking to crowd, with right arm raised to emphasize a point, wearing long coat, wide-brimmed hat, scarf, and tricolor suffrage sash.
-  The caption on an alternate image in the same folder reads: Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, Chairman Delaware Branch National Woman's Party, who lead the fight to make Delaware the thirty-sixth state which completed ratification of the Federal Suffrage Amendment.
-  Florence Bayard Hilles, of Newcastle, Del., was the daughter of Thomas Bayard, American ambassador to Great Britain and secretary of state under President Grover Cleveland. She was a munitions worker during World War I. After the war she engaged in reconstruction work in France. She was chairman of the Delaware Branch of the NWP and member of the national executive committee. She was arrested picketing the White House July 13, 1917, sentenced to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse. She was pardoned by President Wilson after serving 3 days of her term. Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
1 photograph: print; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:152, Folder: Hilles, Florence Bayard
Source Collection
Records of the National Woman's Party
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
Online Format

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Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. Florence Bayard Hilles. United States Delaware, ca. 1916. Photograph.

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