Florence Brooks Whitehouse speech poster, 1916

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


A poster announcing two speeches on Oct. 26, 1916 by Florence Brooks Whitehouse on "The Purpose of the Women's Party" at the Opera House and the Princess theater. The town is not specified.

Whitehouse founded the Maine branch of the Congressional Union in 1915. It became the Maine branch of the National Women's Party, a suffrage organization whose members picketed the White House to get President Woodrow Wilson to support suffrage.

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About This Item

  • Title: Florence Brooks Whitehouse speech poster, 1916
  • Creation Date: 1916
  • Subject Date: 1916-10-26
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 26 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1876, Box 3/2
  • Collection: Florence Brooks Whitehouse papers
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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