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Name Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880
Notes See 1928 newpaper articles commemorating 135th anniversary of Lucretia Mott's birthday in scrapbook (1944.007)

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Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.001

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.001

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and ephemera related to the National Woman's Party between 1920 and 1954. The scrapbook has a front cover of beige faux leather with an ornamental border and a plain faux leather back. Dora G. Ogle is signed in blue ink below an affixed paper label that is faded and crumbling. Below is a typed prayer on a paper label. 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 Scrapbook Collection - 1944.010

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.010

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings related to the introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment to Congress in 1943, as well as related equal rights topics about the legal, political and social status of women. (See Notes for more information on topics of newspaper articles.) The scrapbook has a green cover with an impressed decorative border design and SCRAP BOOK in gold lettering in the center. The scrapbook cover, back and pages are not bound although these all have two holes to allow for binding by string. The pages have discolored over time and the fragile pages are deteriorating with many pages torn at edges and corners.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.007

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.007

Lavender cotton sateen banner with painted yellow lettering reading "In memory of Lucretia Mott." Banner has decoratively-cut bottom edge in curve and point shape and four self-fabric loops at top edge for hanging. Banner and loops are backed in unbleached cotton muslin.

Image of National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection - 1922.003.003

National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection - 1922.003.003

Marble bust depicting Lucretia Mott (1793-1880) sculpted by Adelaide Johnson (1859-1955). In the depiction, Mott is wearing a bonnet and shawl-like top draped in a V at the front. The back of the bust is inscribed with the sculptor's signature that reads: "Adelaide Johnson, Washington D.C., 1892". [See "People, Classification, Subjects, Search Terms" below for biographical information on the artist and sitter.]

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1923.002.004

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1923.002.004

A woman stands holding a banner that says "Lucretia Mott Amendment," surrounded by ghosts from 1848. This cartoon was originally published in "Equal Rights" on December 1, 1923. The caption written on the original drawing is "Lucretia Mott Amendment." The artist did not write a date on the original drawing. Text: The National Woman's Party in 1923 Presents to Congress the Principles of Equal Rights Formulated in 1848 Adopted by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard in honor of Miriam Schapiro.

Image of National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection - 1993.014

National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection - 1993.014

Carved and painted wooden pedestal used to support the marble bust of Lucretia Mott by Adelaide Johnson, 1892. The pedestal has a circular top and square base connected by a cylindrical fluted column. The top portion of the column is draped on one side with a carved Acanthus leaf garland in high relief. The central portion of the column has small carved foliage decorations in the indentation of each flute. The entire pedestal is gilt and painted in a faux marble finish.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.001

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.001

A block of marble in which the likenesses of three suffrage pioneers (Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony), are carved but unfinished. The marble block has been placed next to a window around which large drapes hang in Adelaide Johnson's studio.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.002

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.002

Article and accompanying photograph of the marble suffrage monument carved by Adelaide Johnson in her studio in Italy. The suffrage pioneers carved into the marble are Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony. The article reads, "Memorial statue to the suffrage pioneers Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott which will be presented to the US Capitol by the NWP on February 15, 1921, the 101st anniversary of the birth of Susan B. Anthony and the date of the opening of the NWP Convention to be held in Washington. Senator Brandagee, chairman of the Senate Committee has signified his willingness to accept the statue, subject to the approval of Congress

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.003

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.003

Adelaide Johnson stands behind her unfinished sculpture of suffrage pioneers Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony at her studio in Cararra, Italy.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.006

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.006

A crate containing Adelaide Johnson's sculpture of three suffrage pioneers (Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony), carried by a horse-drawn wagon, reaches Washington, D.C. A young man stands next to the wagon. The memorial, sculpted in Cararra, Italy, will be presented to the U.S. Capitol.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.007

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.007

Eight people look at the memorial to the suffrage pioneers carved by Adelaide Johnson. The sculpture is contained within a wooden crate marked "Fragile."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.008.01

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.008.01

In the front row, from left to right, Annie Arneil, Anita Pollitzer, Helena Hill Weed, Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, and Adelaide Johnson stand with four other women around the memorial to the suffrage pioneers carved by Johnson and presented to the U.S. Capitol. 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.008.02

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.008.02

In the front row, from left to right, Annie Arneil, Anita Pollitzer, Helena Hill Weed, Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, and Adelaide Johnson stand with four other women around the memorial to the suffrage pioneers carved by Johnson and presented to the U.S. Capitol. 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.010.01

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.010.01

Adelaide Johnson (right) shakes hands with Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (left) in front of the suffrage memorial and Capitol Hill. 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.010.02

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.010.02

Adelaide Johnson (right) shakes hands with Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (left) in front of the suffrage memorial and Capitol Hill. 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.012.01

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.012.01

Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (center) shakes hands with Adelaide Johnson (left). An unidentified woman stands to the right of Mrs. Lewis. The women stand in front of the Capitol Suffrage Statue, which was carved by Johnson into the figures of suffrage pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 2 copies. Written on the verso: "Adelaide Johnson (L) receiving congratulations from unidentified NWP officials. Behind is Women Pioneers sculpture as it is being placed in Capitol."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.012.02

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.012.02

Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (center) shakes hands with Adelaide Johnson (left). An unidentified woman stands to the right of Mrs. Lewis. The women stand in front of the Capitol Suffrage Statue, which was carved by Johnson into the figures of suffrage pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 2 copies. Accompanying negative labeled 1921.1.12N.

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.012.03-NEG

Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (center) shakes hands with Adelaide Johnson (left). An unidentified woman stands to the right of Mrs. Lewis. The women stand in front of the Capitol Suffrage Statue, which was carved by Johnson into the figures of suffrage pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 2 copies. Accompanying negative labeled 1921.1.12N.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.014

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.014

Adelaide Johnson (sculptor, left), Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (NWP member, center) and Jane Addams (right) stand in front of the Capitol Suffrage Monument carved by Johnson into the figures of suffrage pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Written on the verso: "Left - right: Adelaide Johnson, Sculptor. Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, Philadelphia Penn. - N.W.P. Branch, Jane Addams, Hull House, Chicago, Ill."