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Name Smith, Jane Norman, 1874-1953
Notes see newspaper articles written by and about Jane Norman Smith in scrapbook (1944.007)
Occupation Chairman, National Council, National Woman's Party
Spouse Clarence M. Smith

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 - 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 Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.022.01

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.022.01

Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Mrs. Jane Norman Smith, chairman of the NWP council for equal opportunity for women in the Business and Professions, lays a wreath before the monument to the suffrage pioneers in the US Capitol in Washington. This monument, the work of Mrs. Adelaide Johnson, is a group of portrait busts of the early feminist leaders: Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. This monument was the gift of the NWP to the nation." 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.022.02

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1921.001.022.02

Mrs. Jane Norman Smith, chairman of the NWP council for equal opportunity for women in the Business and Professions, lays a wreath before the monument to the suffrage pioneers in the US Capitol in Washington. This monument, the work of Mrs. Adelaide Johnson, is a group of portrait busts of the early feminist leaders: Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. This monument was the gift of the NWP to the nation. 2 copies.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1933.001.004

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1933.001.004

Left to right: Unidentified woman, Anita Pollitzer, of South Carolina, Florence Bayard Hilles, of Delware, Mrs. Harvey Wiley, of Washington, D.C., Elsie Hill, of Connecticut, Edith Hooker, of Maryland, Mrs. Clarence Smith (Jane Norman Smith), of New York attending an NWP council meeting during the Delaware Biennial.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1934.001.001

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1934.001.001

Members of the National Council at a spring meeting gathered on the patio of the Alva Belmont House. Written on the verso: "National Council in garden of Alva Belmont House at spring meeting, May, 1934. Left to right, sitting: Mrs. Clarence Smith [Jane Norman Smith], Doris Stevens, Mrs. John Jay White, Mrs. A.R. Colvin (Chairman) [Sarah Tarleton Colvin], Mrs. Harvey W. Wiley [Anna Kelton Wiley], Miss Alice Paul, Mrs. Donald Hooker [Edith Houghton Hooker] Left to right, standing: Dora Ogle, Alma Lutz, Laura Berrien, Nina Allender, Rebecca Greathouse, Elsie Hill, Maud Younger, Florence Hilles, Anita Pollitzer, Marguerite Smith."