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Name Crocker, Gertrude
Places of residence Arlington, VA
Notes see newspaper clipping including photograph of Gertrude L. Crocker in scrapbook (1944.007)
Occupation Member of National Woman's Party - traveled in efforts to get the Republican Party to adopt an equal rights for women plank in its platform in 1928.

Associated Records

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.007

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.007

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings dating from 1926 to 1928 on political, societal, and economic issues related to women and the objectives the National Woman's Party. The scrapbook has a black cloth cover. In the upper left corner of the front cover, The Ideal Scrap Book is impressed in gold lettering. A small, torn piece of a label remains on the front cover. The scrapbook was originally bound, but many pages are not secured by the black string. Many of the pages are discolored and rippled, and glue dots are exposed. There are loose newspaper clippings.

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1918.001.079.01

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1918.001.079.01

A woman in a dark dress and hat (right)and a man in a hat (left) assist Gertrude Crocker (center) out of a black automobile. Gertrude Crocker is wearing a white dress and a long dark coat Written on verso: Suffrage prisoners return to headquarters after six day hunger strike at abandoned workhouse--August 1918--Gertrude Crocker

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1918.001.079.02

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1918.001.079.02

A woman in a dark dress and hat (right)and a man in a hat (left) assist Gertrude Crocker (center) out of a black automobile. Gertrude Crocker is wearing a white dress and a long dark coat [Duplicate] Written on verso: Gertrude Crocker: Released from jail -(abandoned workhouse); August 20, 1918; after Lafayette Sq. Demonstration of Aug. 6, etc.; Release freed of hunger strike of the 27 prisoners

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.01

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.01

Several women, some in tri-color sashes exit the stairsteps of the District of Columbia Prison. Two men in suits are visible in the center and left side of the photograph. [Duplicate] Written on verso: Women leaving District Jail-Watchfire Pickets released

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.02

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.02

Several women, some in tri-color sashes exit the stairsteps of the District of Columbia Prison. Two men in suits are visible in the center and left side of the photograph. [Duplicate] Paper note attached: Miss Matilda Young, D.C.; Supt. Zinkham of jail; Miss Gertrude Crocker, Chicago; Mrs. Kate Boeckh, D.C.; Miss Elsie Unterman, Chicago; Miss Lucy Burns, New York City; Mrs. Lucille Shields, Texas. Group of suffragists sentenced to jail for forty-eight house for applauding their comrades in court, leaving District Jail after completing sentence.

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.03

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.123.03

Several women, some in tri-color sashes exit the stairsteps of the District of Columbia Prison. Two men in suits are visible in the center and left side of the photograph. [Duplicate] Written on verso: Suffrage Prisoners-1917-1919; Group of suffragists sentenced to jail for 48 hours leaving District jail after completing sentences. Matilda Young, DC, Superintendant Zinkham of jail, Gertrude Crocker, Chicago, Mrs. Kate Boeckle, DC, Ms. Elsie Unterman, Chicago, Miss Lucy Burns (sitting), NYC, Ms. Lucille Shields (?)

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.124

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1919.001.124

Several women, some in tri-color sashes exit the stairsteps of the District of Columbia Prison. A man in a suit [Superintendent Zinkhan] leans against the doorframe. Written on verso: Women leaving District Jail Suffrage Prisoners-1917-1919; Group of suffragists sentenced to jail for 48 hours leaving District jail after completing sentences. Matilda Young, DC, Superintendant Zinkham of jail, Gertrude Crocker, Chicago, Mrs. Kate Boeckle, DC, Ms. Elsie Unterman, Chicago, Miss Lucy Burns (sitting), NYC, Ms. Lucille Shields (?)

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1944.027.001

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1944.027.001

NWP members with Rep. Arthur Patrick (Pat) Cannon in front of the suffrage monument in the crypt of the U.S. Capitol. Representative Pat Cannon of Florida introduced a Petition, February 1944, to discharge the Committee from further consideration of the Amendment. Congress adjourned before the required signatures were secured and it was necessary to begin over again in the 79th Congress, opening January 1945.