Photos, Prints, Drawings Abby Scott Baker in prison dress, 1917
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- Abby Scott Baker in prison dress, 1917
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)
- - Baker, Abby Scott, 1871-1944
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Summary: Portrait, Abby Scott Baker, full-length, standing, facing forward, in prison dress.
- - Title and information transcribed from item.
- - Photograph published in The Suffragist, 5, no. 93 (Nov. 3, 1917): 7.
- - Abby Scott Baker of Washington, D.C., was known as the diplomat of the NWP because of her personal lobbying of scores of prominent politicians. Member, NWP executive committee, and political chairman beginning 1918. Baker was arrested for picketing and sentenced to 60 days in Occoquan Workhouse, Sept. 1917. She was one of the speakers on the "Prison Special" tour in Feb-Mar 1919. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 355.
- 1 photograph: print; 7 x 5 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:274, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 18-70 "B"
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Articles and Essays with this item:
- Lobbyists - Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party - Digital Collections
- 1918 to 1920 - Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party - Digital Collections
- Gallery of Suffrage Prisoners - Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party - Digital Collections
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