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Name Laughlin, Gail H., 1868-1952
Places of residence Maine
Notes See The New York Times September 11, 1927 article by Gail Laughlin, "Woman's Party Asks Equal Legal Rights" in scrapbook (1944.007).
Occupation National Woman's Party

Associated Records

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.003

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.003

The scrapbook contains portrait photographs and biographical information on members of the National Woman's Party as well as group photos, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. The scrapbook has a front cover of faux beige leather with "Scrap Book" in the center rectangle surrounded by an ornamental border and a plain faux leather back. The scrapbook is bound by a string. Numerous pages are not bound and there are loose items.

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 - 1916.005

National Woman's Party - 1916.005

The wood gavel has a long handle and the end piece is inscribed in ink with the following: "This mallet was used as a gavel by Miss Anne Martin/as presiding officer at the birth of the/National Woman's Party held in the Ballroom/of the Antlers Hotel on Aug. 11-1916, Colorado/Springs, Colo./Caroline Steiner/August 11, 1916. Anne Martin Oct. 3, 1917/Lillian H. Kerr do/Doris Stevens June 5-19/Bertha H. Forester " "/July 7, 1927 Gail Laughlin/Mabel E. Vernon/Ruth Allison Hudnut/Dorothy Evans/ ANITA Pollitzer/Jane Norman Smith/Grace Hoffman White."

Image of National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1915.001.182.01

National Woman's Party Photograph Collection - 1915.001.182.01

Suffrage campaign; San Francisco Exposition. Prominent members of the convention; left to right: Mrs. James Hamilton Morton, California; Mrs. Lucius M. Cuthbert, Colorado; Miss Charlotte Anita Whitney, California; Miss Gail Laughlin, California; Mrs. John Jay White, Washington, D.C.; Miss Anne Martin, Nevada; Dr. Caroline Spencer, Colorado - September 14th - 16th, 1915.

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Individual Portraits - SEBE-P-2526

Informal phototograph of a large group of people, standing in front of a building. Large trunk in foreground on right. From left to right: Gail Laughlin, Genevieve Clark Thompson, Mrs. William Kent, Miss Miriam Marsh, North Carolina delegate, Mrs. Daniel O'Day of New York, woman delegate from that state, North Carolina delegate, Jean Parker Evan, President of the Business and Professional Woman's Forum of San Franscisco, Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, North Carolina delegate, Alice Smith of San Francisco, Betty Gram. Legal size photo folded in half. Written on the verso, From left to right 1. Gail Laughlin- prominent atty. of California and member of Advisory Council of N.W.P 2. Genevieve Cla

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Individual Portraits - SEBE-P-2546

Group of women standing in front of a building, someholding tricolor flags. Labeled "Delegation to Hoover in 1928" in black ink at bottom. Numbers written underneath identified women. Written on the verso: Equal Rights 13. Gail Laughlin, Maine (Attorney) 1. Mrs. Richard Wainwright 2. Maude Younger, California 3. 4. Mrs. Harvey Wiley, D.C. 5. Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, Delaware 6. Helena Hill Weed, Connecticut 7. 8. Mrs. Jane Norman Smith, N.Y. 9. 10. 11. Mrs. Dora Gelletly Ogle, MD 12. 13.