Suffragette Pickets Demanding Hearing for Imprisoned Leader
These ten women had just been released from a sixty day sentence in a Washington workhouse following a picket at the White House, Washington D.C.. The demonstration here photographed was to demand that the remaining eight women in prison should be treated as political prisoners rather than criminals. Their leader, Alice Paul, had received a seven month sentence in solitary confinement for disobeying prison rules. From left to right: Mrs W.J. Bartlett, Putnam, Conn., Miss Lucy Burns, Brooklyn, NY, Miss Lucy Branham, Baltimore, Md, Miss Edith Ainge, Youngstown, Ohio; Miss Eleanor Clanan, Methuen, Mass., Mrs Pauline Adams, Norfolk, Va., Mrs Annie Arniel, Wilmington, Dol. Miss Maud Malone, Jamaica, NY, Miss Margaret Fetheringham, Buffalo, NY, and Miss Mary Winsor, Haverford, Pa..
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