Photo, Print, Drawing Kate Heffelfinger after her release from Occoquan Prison, ca. 1917.
About this Item
- Kate Heffelfinger after her release from Occoquan Prison, ca. 1917.
- Created / Published
- ca. 1917
- Subject Headings
- - Women prisoners--United States--Political activity
- - Prisons--United States--District of Columbia
- - Prisons--United States--Virginia
- - Heffelfinger, Kate
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - United States -- Virginia
- - Summary: Photograph of a woman escorting Kate Heffelfinger, wrapped in blanket, outside near a car, after release from jail.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Kate Heffelfinger, of Shamokin, Penn., was an art student and NWP activist. She was sentenced to six months in District Jail for picketing Oct. 15, 1917; another month was later added to her sentence for a previous offense. In August 1918, she was sentenced to 15 days for participating in a Lafayette Square meeting; in January 1919 she was sentenced to five days for participation in a watchfire demonstration. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 361.
- 1 photograph: print; 4 x 5 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group II, Container II:276, Folder: Group Photographs Nos. 77-87
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Kate Heffelfinger after her release from Occoquan Prison, ca. 1917. United States Virginia Washington D.C, 1917. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000298/. (Accessed March 23, 2017.)
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(1917) Kate Heffelfinger after her release from Occoquan Prison, ca. 1917. United States Virginia Washington D.C, 1917. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000298/.
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Kate Heffelfinger after her release from Occoquan Prison, ca. 1917. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000298/>.