The Suffragist. (Washington, D.C.) 1917

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Title

The Suffragist. (Washington, D.C.) 1917

Description

The Suffragist was the official newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, later the National Woman's Party, from 1913 until 1921.Created to generate financial and public support for the federal suffrage amendment, the newspaper reported on the status of the suffrage amendment and state legislative activities.

It featured weekly political cartoons, many by artist Nina Allender, as well as regular features to highlight suffrage activities throughout the country, major events, and leaders. In 1917, when the NWP began picketing the White House, were arrested and put in jail, the newspaper served as a valuable tool to publicize the treatment of political prisoners.

The collection includes the following issues:
Volume 5, No. 56, January 31, 1917
Volume 5, No. 58, March 3, 1917
Volume 5, No. 62, April 7, 1917
Volume 5, No. 66, April 28, 1917
Volume 5, No. 88, September 29, 1917
Volume 5, No. 99, December 29, 1917
Volume 6, No. 3, January 19, 1918
Volume 6, No. 43, November 16, 1918
Volume 8, No. 10, November 1920

Date

1917

Subject

National Woman's Party
Picketing
Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
The Suffragist (serial)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Women--Suffrage--Periodicals
Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)

Creator

Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage
National Woman's Party

Publisher

Washington : National Woman's Party

Contributor

Editors: v. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 15, 1913)-v. 2, no. 22 (May 30, 1914): Rheta Childe Dorr; v. 4, no. 20 (May 13, 1916)-v. 4, no. 53 (Dec. 30, 1916): Lucy Burns; Jan. 24, 1917: J. Young and V. Pierce; Mar. 3-Aug. 18, 1917: Oct. 20, 1917-Feb. 16, 1918: V. Pierce and P. Clarke; Aug. 25-Oct. 13, 1917: P. Clarke; Feb. 23-Sept. 21, 1918, Oct. 12, 1918, Nov. 16, 1918: Vivian Pierce; Sept. 28, 1918, Oct. 19-Nov. 9, 1918, Nov. 23-Dec. 28, 1918: Clara Wold; v. 7, no. 20 (May 24, 1919)-v. 7, no. 30 (Aug. 2, 1919), v. 7, no. 32 (Aug. 16, 1919)-v. 7, no. 38 (Sept. 20, 1919): Sue S. White; v. 7, no. 31 (Aug. 9, 1919): Elizabeth Kalb; Feb.-Nov. 1920, Jan./Feb. 1921: Florence Brewer Boeckel.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

PERI.1917.02-PERI.1917.06

Coverage

Published from 1913-1921

Abstract

Subtitle varies: Official weekly newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage; Weekly organ of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage; Official weekly organ of the National Woman's Party; Official organ of the National Woman's Party.

Original Format

Newspapers

Physical Dimensions

12 p. ; 34 cm.

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