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Alva Belmont

Alva Belmont

United States Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
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The Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs Division
In December 1909, Alva E. Belmont, a wealthy New York suffragist, offered her Madison Avenue mansion as collateral in order to bail out shirtwaist strikers who had been arrested and brought to Jefferson Market Courthouse. This portrait of Belmont was taken by the Stadler Photographing Company in 1911.

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