Sarah [...] Suffragette[?]  family photo

Sarah [...] Suffragette[?]

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Sarah [...] Suffragette[?]
1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
  • Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves.
  • Date from caption list.
  • Caption from caption list: Local suffragettes are taking up in earnest the fight to obtain equal smoking rights for men and women in public places. Even the famous Capitol dining room has not escaped the fumes of the ladies cigarettes. Photo shows Miss Sarah Anderson, a Washington Suffragist who advocated the equal smoking preveledge [i.e., privilege], enjoying a "Puff" at the Chevy Chase Club Washingtons most exclusive Country Club.
  • Date from negatives in same range.
  • Date from caption list. March 11 1920.
  • Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947.
  • This glass negative might show streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings.
  • Temp. note: Batch one.
  • National Photo Company Collection
  • Suffragists.
  • Smoking.
  • Women's suffrage.
  • Glass negatives.
National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)
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