Helena Hill Weed, Norwalk, Conn. Serving 3 day sentence in D.C. prison for carrying banner, "Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."

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Title

Helena Hill Weed, Norwalk, Conn. Serving 3 day sentence in D.C. prison for carrying banner, "Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."

Subject

Connecticut; National Woman's Party; Suffrage; Photographs; Political Activity; Suffragists; United States; Week, Helena Hill; Women; Women Prisoners

Description

Hill was a graduate of Vassar College and Montana School of Mines.  She was a geologist, daughter of a member of Congress, and a vice-president of the DAR.  She was a prominent member of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and the National Woman’s Party.  She was one of the first pickets arrested 7.4.1917 and served 3 days in District Jail. In 1.1918 she was arrested for applauding in court and sentenced to 24 hrs., and in 8.1918 she was arrested for participating in a Lafayette Sq. meeting and sentenced to 15 days.

 (LC, Records of the National Woman’s Party, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.275034)

Creator

Unknown photographer

Source

Library of Congress, National Woman's Party Records, GRoup II, Container II:275, Folder: Individual Photographs Nos. 452-503 "W"

Publisher

Trinity College Information Services

Date

1917 July 6-8

Rights

This digital collection and its contents are made available by Trinity College Library for limited noncommercial, educational, and personal use only. For other uses refer to Library of Congress Rights and Access for this item: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.275034..

Format

photographic print (photograph)

Type

Photographs

Identifier

275034u.tif; http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mnwp.275034.

Citation

Unknown photographer, “Helena Hill Weed, Norwalk, Conn. Serving 3 day sentence in D.C. prison for carrying banner, "Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.",” Trinity College Library, accessed September 22, 2021, https://tclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/323.