Photos, Prints, Drawings Judge Mary A. [Mary Margaret] Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party. She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago.
About this Item
- Judge Mary A. [Mary Margaret] Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party. She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago.
- Created / Published
- 1913 Mar. 6
- Subject Headings
- - Bartelme, Mary
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Illinois
- - Judges
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
- - Summary: Formal, half-length portrait of Mary Bartelme, second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party and judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago, seated at paper-covered desk, facing left with head turned to camera, wearing a high-collared dress with pin on left side of chest.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 4, no. 25 (June 17, 1916): 5. Caption: "Judge Mary M. Bartelme, Illinois. Second Vice Chairman Woman's Party." The photograph may have been taken in conjunction with a story about Bartelme in the May 25, 1913, issue of The New York Times Magazine ("America's Only Woman Judge Is Doing a Big Work"), which is illustrated with both a sketch and photograph of her in which she appears to be wearing the same outfit shown in this image. The drawing is captioned: "Miss Mary Margaret Bartelme."
- - According to contemporary newspaper articles and a biographical essays by Estelle B. Freedman in Notable American Women: The Modern Period, ed. Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University), 60, and by Gwen Hoerr McNamee in Women Building Chicago, ed. Rima Lunin Schultz and Adele Hast (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001), 66-70, Bartelme's middle name was Margaret. On March 3, 1913, she began hearing cases as an assistant judge in the Court for Delinquent Girls, a branch of Chicago's Juvenile Court.
- - Bartelme served as vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party in 1916-1917 according to Donald L. Haggerty, ed., The National Woman's Party Papers: The Suffrage Years, 1913-1920: A Guide to the Microfilm (Sanford, N.C.: Microfilming Corporation of America, 1981).
- - The print has been touched up for publication (paint has been applied to the background to make Bartelme's image stand out better).
- 1 photograph: print; 9 x 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:148, Folder: Bartelme, Mary
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Articles and Essays with this item:
Rights assessment is your responsibility.
The Library of Congress provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. There may be content that is protected as "works made for hire" (copyright held by the party that commissioned the original work) and/or under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.
The Library of Congress would like to learn more about these materials and to hear from individuals or institutions having any additional information. Please contact us through our Ask A Librarian service.
Researchers wishing to quote from or refer to special presentation features and pdfs included in this digital site should cite the title of the feature and the following digital collection information: Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Please include the URL of the web page being cited and the date of access. Citations to the individual photographs from the collection should include the photograph title and date, Records of the National Woman's Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Please see the bibliographic records for the individual photographs for further detail.
The Library of Congress has researched the contents of this collection to ascertain any possible legal rights embodied in the materials. Items included in this collection with the permission of right holders are listed below. For further use of reproduction of those items, please contact the rights holders listed.
Two photographs, "Muriel Lynch (and daughter?)," and "Dorothy Thompson, Journalist," made available here with permission from Bachrach Studio. 321 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Availability of Reproductions
To inquire about reproductions of Manuscript Division items found in American Memory, contact the Library of Congress Duplication Services.
For Further Information
If you have comments or additional questions, please contact us.
More about Copyright and other Restrictions
For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
[Judge Mary A. Mary Margaret Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party.She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago]. Mar. 6, 1913. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000084/. (Accessed February 28, 2017.)
APA citation style:
(1913) [Judge Mary A. Mary Margaret Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party.She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago]. Mar. 6. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000084/.
MLA citation style:
[Judge Mary A. Mary Margaret Bartelme, of Illinois, is second vice-chairman of the National Woman's Party.She is the judge of the Children's Night Court of Chicago]. Mar. 6, 1913. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000084/>.