American suffragists, 1910

  • Description

    7JCC/O/02/077 Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a group of five women holding American flags; printed caption on reverse 'The United States of America will be well represented in the procession of Suffragettes which is to take place on Saturday. Our picture shows the American ladies who will carry the American flag and colours of the movement. Reading from left to right they are: Miss Julia Helen Twells, Miss E[lizabeth] Freeman (organiser of the American movement for Women's Suffrage), Miss Maude Roosevelt (niece of President Roosevelt), Professor LJ Martin of the Stanford University, California, and Miss Ada Wright', also 'Copyright World's Graphic Press Limited, 36-38 Whitefriars Street, Fleet Street, London' The women were members of the American contingent that took part in the Women's Social and Political Union’s 23 July 1910 procession. The American group was organised by Elizabeth Freeman (see Votes for Women, 22 July 1910, p 714) – and the organizer for all foreign contingents was Ada Wright.
  • Owner

    LSE Library
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2011-01-07T11:25:16
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