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Anthony, Susan B.) Irwin, Inez Haynes.

Story of the Woman's Party, The.

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[Anthony, Susan B.] Irwin, Inez Haynes. The Story of the Woman's Party. Illustrated from photographs. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921.
8vo.; illustrated with twenty-two black and white photographs; endpapers lightly soiled; red cloth; light wear; extremities frayed.
         
First edition of this 476 pp. history, divided into four parts: 1913-1914; 1915-1916; 1917; and "Victory." With two epigrammatic quotes from Anthony, and twenty-two photographs. A gift from the publisher, inscribed on the front endpaper: Complimentary copy from Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc. With a typed note loosely inserted, forwarding the book from Richard H. Waldo at John Wannamaker to Arthur H. DeBra at Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America: "I think you will find some interesting matter here." A definitive film has yet to be made expressing the struggle of the founders of the Woman's Party and detailing the lives of Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and the many others chronicled herein-along with the dedicatees of this volume: "the inspired, devoted, untiring, and self-sacrificing members of the Woman's Party, and … those whose work cannot for lack of space be mentioned here or whose efforts may never even in the future be properly appreciated."
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