Politics

Liberty Bell for Suffrage: 1916

Liberty Bell for Suffrage: 1916

Suffragettes with the Woman's Liberty Bell, also known as the Justice Bell, 1916. The bell was created in 1915 to symbolize the struggle of women to get the right to vote. It now resides in the Tower Room of the Washington Memorial National Bell Tower at the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Dressed to the Nines: 1915

Dressed to the Nines: 1915

Three women, including the wife of William Jennings Bryan, stylin' in the highest fashion of the early 1900s. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pioneer Paparazzo: 1914

Pioneer Paparazzo: 1914

Man taking pictures of James R. Mann, Representative from Illinois with Senator Penrose. Antique camera and car, 1914. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Louisiana for Long: 1935

Louisiana for Long: 1935

Man in Amite City, Louisiana holding what appears to be a political poster for the (Huey) Long - (Oscar K.) Allen ticket for Governor...(can't see the bottom half). Great picture with old trucks and cars in the background. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U. S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Women's suffrage picket demonstrating for freedom for Alice Paul, 1917. "To ask freedom for women is not a crime. Suffrage prisoners should not be treated as criminals." Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Emma Goldman - Anarchist: 1911

Emma Goldman - Anarchist: 1911

Arrest photos of Emma Goldman - anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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