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Name Ogle, Dora Gelletly, 1882-1960
Born 1882
Birthplace Baltimore, MD
Places of residence Maryland
Father Gelletly, James Frances
Mother Gelletly, Emma Matilda Lovett
Notes Dora Gelletly Ogle of Baltimore, MD, was born in 1882. She was an active suffragist and joined the National Woman's Party in 1913, remaining a member until her death in 1960. She was the business manager of the Equal Rights magazine from its founding in 1923 and was a resident member of the National Council of the National Woman's Party. Her portrait, on view in the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, was painted by her sister, May F. Gelletly (1886-1948).
Spouse Ogle, Charles Joseph
Children Dorothy
Emerson
Malcolm

Associated Records

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 - 1944.001.002

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.002

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and ephemera related to the National Woman's Party between 1929 and 1938. The scrapbook has a front cover of faux green 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 - 1944.001.003

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 - 1944.001.004

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.004

The scrapbook contains front covers of The Suffragist featuring cartoons by Nina Allender and other artists as well as photographic images. The covers date from 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1919, and a few full issues of The Suffragist are included as well. The scrapbook has a front cover of faux green 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 issues of The Suffragist.

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.005

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.005

The scrapbook is a post card album which contains postcards and ephemera from travels in England and Scotland. Ephemera includes maps, programs, calling cards and business cards. While the majority of postcards show sites and scenery of England and Scotland, there is one postcard of Italy, 1 postcard of The Bellevue Hotlel in Philadelphia, PA, and 2 postcards of Washington, DC, sites including the Alva Belmont House and a hotel. The scrapbook has a faded and worn red fabric cover with "Post Card Album" in white lettering and pink and green-colored foliate ornament printed on the front, and "England' hand-written below. "Post Cards" is printed in white lettering on the binding with "Engla

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.006

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.006

The postcard album contains primarily black and white and color postcards of sites across the United States of America, including Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, as well as places in Canada, Holland, Spain, Germany and Italy. Postcards related to the National Woman's Party, include an interior photograph of the Assembly and Reception Rooms, Woman's Party Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Another black and white postcard shows the Entrance to National Headquarters of the Woman's Party, Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C. A black and white photograph postcard shows "Suffrage Pickets March on the White House." Also in the scrapbook is a postcard with

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.007

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.001.007

The postcard album contains postcards of sites across the United States of America, including Missouri, Colorado, California, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, and British Columbia in Canada. The postcard album has a faded black fabric cover with Post Cards in the upper left corner on the front cover. There are some tears at the edges. There are some rips and tears in the pages. Some pages have detached from the binding and others have loosened

Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.025

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.025

The scrapbook has a faded black fabric cover ornamented with an impressed rectangular border and "THE/IDEAL/SCRAP BOOK" in the upper left corner impressed in gold lettering. There are stained spots on the scrapbook cover and on the inside of the back cover. Stains and scraps of paper are on the back cover. There are loose newspaper clippings at the front of the scrapbook. The scrapbook is not assembled, and no clippings are glued to the pages, which have discolored over time. A string binds the pages. A sticker on the inside of the back cover reads "The IDEAL Line/To Duplicate Order/No. 21/MADE BY/THE J.L. HANSON CO./CHICAGO."

Image of National Woman's Party - 1942.001

National Woman's Party - 1942.001

Mounted in a wood frame is the Equality handkerchief initialed by Susan B. Anthony, 1850 ca., along with a hand-written note by Susan B. Anthony's nephew, Luther Anthony. The white linen handkerchief has a hem-stitched border and silk embroidery of the letter S in the corner. The letter written in ink on paper states "To Miss Jeannette Marks/ From/Mary L. Anthony/Equality handkerchief adopted and/ initialed by Susan B. Anthony about 1850." Also, a letter is attached to the back of the frame from Jeannette Marks (see Notes & Legal for transcription).

Image of National Woman's Party Decorative Art Collection - 1992.082

National Woman's Party Decorative Art Collection - 1992.082

American Empire mahogany bookcase. Top section with two glass doors and carved anthemion and stylized foliate muntins, three small drawers below. Lower seciton with full width drawer that opens to reveal felt writing surface and adjustable stand as well as small side compartments and a large drawer space. Wooden drawer pulls. Made of Mahogany with crotch mahogany veneer on the drawers. Ionic columnar legs with acanthus and melon lobe-shaped feet. Ionic capitals are uncarved on the inside back legs, demonstrating the workshop practices and workmanship of furniture craftsmen in nineteenth-century cabinetmaking. Appears in the 2009 Merritt Appraisal with a value of $20,000.

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National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection - 1993.007

Framed portrait of Dora Gelletly Ogle (1882-1960) painted in oil on canvas by her sister, May F. Gelletly (1886-1948). In the portrait, a short, gray-haired Dora Gelletly Ogle is wearing a black top over a white blouse with a coral colored pendant necklace. Mrs. Ogle is in profile, facing to her left against a blue background. The brown wooden frame has a white linen liner. [See "People, Classification, Subjects, Search Terms" below for biographical information on the artist and sitter.]