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Senator Freylinghuysen congratulates Betty Gram on New Jersey's ratification, Feb. 1920.

Senator Freylinghuysen congratulates Betty Gram on New Jersey's ratification, Feb. 1920.

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Summary: A smiling Betty Gram [left], wearing close-fitting hat, fur-trimmed coat, and gloves, shaking hands with Senator Joseph S. Freylinghuysen [right] of New Jersey, in suit and hat, with columns of building and pedimented doorway in background.
Title and date transcribed from image.
Similar image published in The Suffragist, 8, no. 2 (Mar. 1920): 10.
Betty Gram, of Portland, Oreg., was a graduate of the Univ. of Oregon. She left a stage career to take part in picket demonstration of Nov. 10, 1917. She worked in the Juvenile justice courts in Portland. She was sentenced to 30 days in Occoquan Workhouse; later arrested in the Boston demonstration of February 1919, and sentenced to 8 days in the Charles Street Jail. She was the business manager of The Suffragist and national organizer for the NWP. Source: Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920), 360.





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