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Name National Woman's Party
Number of Object records 286
Number of Photo records 1250
Number of Archive records 7
Number of Library records 1

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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 Textile Collection - 1913.106

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.106

The badge consists of a yellow ("gold") and purple ("violet") pleated silk ribbon badge. The bottom section is tightly pleated and stitched to a stiffened piece of fabric on the reverse using a black wax cotton thread.

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 - 1944.001.006

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 - 1944.010

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 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 Textile Collection - 1913.047

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.047

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube with metal grommets at either end. A white cord is tied through one of the grommets in a frayed knot. The hanging strip has a few holes cut near the grommets, probably for the insertion of a cord.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.014

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.014

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") silk taffeta with cotton tape tie at center. Silk is folded over at top to form a hanging tube, interfaced with cotton muslin. At each side of hanging tube is a leather loop with a piece of cord looped through it. Each strip is french-seamed to the next and the banner is hemmed at either side. Bottom edge of strips are selvage edges.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.018

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.018

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is french-seamed to the next and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is white cotton duck or canvas hanging tube with silver-toned grommets at either end.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.019

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.019

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is white cotton twill hanging tube with a purple stamped label reading "Copeland Makers Washington." In 1999 it was flown in space by Astronaut Ellen Ochoa aboard Space Shuttle Discovery, STS 96.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.048

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.048

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube. Banner is backed in unbleached cotton muslin with a hanging tube at one end, attached to banner with running stitch around sides and top, with bottom unattached.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.040

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.040

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube with metal grommets at either side. The end of a thin yellow hanging cord with a knot at the center is sewn next to the reverse side of the left grommet, and the other end of the cord is detached from the upper edge of hanging strip, wound with brown tape, and tied to the right grommet with white cord in a frayed knot. The front of the hanging strip is stamped "3 x 5."

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.041

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.041

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube with metal grommets at either side. The end of a thin yellow hanging cord with a knot at the center is sewn next to the reverse side of both grommets. The reverse of the hanging strip is stamped "3 x 5."

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.042

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.042

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube, stamped on the reverse in purple with the words "Copeland Makers Washington" in all capitals.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.043

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.043

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube, stamped on the reverse in purple with the words "Copeland Makers Washington" in all capitals. A wooden pole is threaded through the hanging tube and attached to it with nails at either end. At each end of the pole is a hole through which the end of a white cord is threaded and knotted.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.049

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.049

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.050

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.050

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging tube with metal grommets at either edge.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.051

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.051

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging sleeve, on the front of which is an indistinguishable manufacturer's stamp.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.101.004

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.101.004

The badge consists of a rectangular tricolor satin ribbon with its lower edge clipped in the shape of a chevron. The tricolor ribbon in purple ("violet"), white, and yellow ("gold") has "ALTERNATE" printed in black capital letters across the central white stripe. Attached with a safety pin to the reverse is a paper label with black lettering reading "MEYER'S SHOP/BADGE MAKERS/1331 F St. N.W./WASHINGTON, D.C."

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.057

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.057

Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is a white cotton twill hanging strip with metal grommets at either end, on the front of which is stamped "3 x 5." The left grommet is detached at the reverse and tied together with a white cord in a frayed knot.