Mary Winsor, of Haverford, Pennsylvania, holds a Suffrage Prisoners banner,
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Photograph of Mary Winsor, standing outside, holding a banner that reads: "To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime. Suffrage Prisoners Should Not be Treated as Criminals."

Credit: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Records of the National Woman's Party

Mary Winsor, of Haverford, Pennsylvania, came from a Quaker family. Educated at Drexel Institute of Philadelphia, at Bryn Mawr and abroad, she made a survey of the English suffrage movement for the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She was the founder and president of the Limited Suffrage Society. On September 1917, she was sentenced to 60 days at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing and was later sentenced to 10 days for participation in Lafayette Square meeting. She was a member of the "Prison Special" nationwide speaking tour in Feb-Mar 1919.

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