Miss Minnie Hennessy of Connecticut, sentenced to six months at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing with a suffrage banner at the gates of the White House

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Title

Miss Minnie Hennessy of Connecticut, sentenced to six months at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing with a suffrage banner at the gates of the White House

Subject

Women--Suffrage--Connecticut; Picketing; Hennessy, Minnie; Suffragists--United States--1910-1920

Description

Minnie Hennessey of Hartford, CT, was a self-supporting business woman. She was arrested for picketing the White House Oct. 6, 1917, and her sentence was suspended. Rearrested Oct. 8, 1917, she was sentenced to 6 months in prison. (Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom. NY:Boni and Liverright, 1920, p.361)

Creator

Harris & Ewing, Washington, DC.

Source

Library of Congress, National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:152, Folder: Hennessy, Minnie.

Publisher

Trinity College Information Services

Date

ca. 1913-1918

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://www.loc.gov/resource/mnwp.152004/

Format

photographic print (photograph)

Type

Photographs

Identifier

hennesy.tif; http://www.loc.gov/resource/mnwp.152004/

Original Format

Photo

Citation

Harris & Ewing, Washington, DC., “Miss Minnie Hennessy of Connecticut, sentenced to six months at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing with a suffrage banner at the gates of the White House,” Trinity College Library, accessed March 24, 2023, https://tclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/324.