Susan B. Anthony (LOC)

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    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Susan B. Anthony

    [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

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

    Notes:
    Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
    Photo shows suffragist Florence Jaffray "Daisy" Harriman (1870-1967) holding a banner with the words "Failure Is Impossible. Susan B. Anthony. Votes for Women." (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    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.12783

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2667-6

    1. zyrcster 63 months ago | reply

      It's good to see her!

    2. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 63 months ago | reply

      Except that Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) would have been dead several years before this photo was taken, and very much older than this woman had she lived into the 1910s. The photo caption seems to refer to the banner's text, rather than to the woman carrying the banner.

    3. Barbara (LOC P&P) 63 months ago | reply

      pennylrichardsca: Good point--the original caption that we used as the title doesn't appear to tell the whole story. We'll look into clarifying the title in our source data and reloading the description to Flickr.

    4. 11:19 [deleted] 63 months ago | reply

      thank you!

    5. Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 58 months ago | reply

      The woman in the photo is Florence Jaffray Harriman
      Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Jaffray_Harriman

    6. Anne (LOC P&P) 57 months ago | reply

      Yes, looks like the same person. Thanks for spotting her! We'll update the description next time we update.

    7. evanesca101 54 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called 1910s Fashion, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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