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Suffrage parade, Inez Milholland (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.

 

Suffrage parade, Inez Milholland

 

[1913 March] (date created or published later by Bain)

 

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

 

Notes:

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.

Photo shows lawyer Inez Milholland Boissevain riding astride in the suffrage parade as the first of four mounted heralds. In her short life she shared with many of her fellow marchers a commitment to social reform. She joined organizations striving to improve the working conditions of children and the lives of African Americans. She was also a strong supporter of the shirtwaist and laundry workers. Three years after the parade, she collapsed and died at age thirty during a western suffrage lecture tour. (Source: "Marching for the Vote," by Sheridan Harvey, in American Women, 2001, memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/aw01e/aw01e.html) hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

 

Subjects:

Boissevain, Inez Milholland,--1886-1916.

Suffragists.

Women's suffrage.

Horseback riding.

Parades & processions.

United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)

 

Format: Glass negatives.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.11374

 

Call Number: LC-B2- 2502-5

 

 

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