Photographs, Equal Suffrage League of Richmond. Two sepia-toned photographs (.1 and .2) and two black and white contemporary prints (.3-.4) of the same image. Photographs show a group of women gathered in Capitol Square. They rally around a car, two holding large banners which read "Equal Suffrage League and Richmond, Virginia" and "Votes for Women." Many of the demonstrators carry pennants and sport ribbons reading "Votes for Women." The ladies are well dressed with long winter coats and fancy hats. Many wear furs. The statue honoring George Washington and other revolutionaries can be seen in the background.
This Photograph was taken at Capitol Square, Richmond, VA in May 1915. Most of the subjects have been identified as follows: (Front L-R) Miss Adele Clark; Mrs. Archer Jones; Mrs. James Pollard (Sherrard Wilcox), Mrs. Carter Wormeley; Mrs. Corydon Hobson; unidentified; Mrs. Stewart Reynolds; Miss Martha Roberts; unidentified. (Seated in car L-R, Front Seat) Miss Margaret Montague; unidentified; (Middle Seat) Miss Nora Houston; Mrs. John Armstead; Mrs. Taylor Burke (Miss Mason). (Back Seat) unidentified; unidentified; Mrs. Roy Flannigan or Mrs. Jobson.
(.1) An original photograph, donated by Adele Clark
(.2) An original photograph with tracing paper attached, with identifying names written (possible Wormeley donor)
(.3-.4) are copy prints of the original photograph.