Delaware suffragist Florence Bayard Hilles campaigned in Delaware and nationwide for the right of women to vote. In 1916 she was sentenced to 60 days in jail for picketing the White House, she was released after three days.
Full image caption The 'Suffragette Look' as worn by Norah Balls. The suffragette uniform was introduced in 1908. During the winter months members of the WSPU were required to wear 'full dress uniform' of a ' white frock with regalia and colours' to all indoor meetings and breakfast receptions. During the summer months this uniform was also worn to all outdoor processions and rallies. Artist/Photographer/Maker Women's Social and Political Union