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Photo 4: Inside the Belmont House (circa 1941).

[Photo 4] National Woman's Party members at work in the Belmont House, circa 1941, from the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, home of the historic National Woman’s Party, with link to larger version of image.
(Courtesy of the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, home of the historic National Woman’s Party)

Questions for Photo 4

1) What pieces of furniture can you identify in this room? What is sitting on the desks in the foreground? Based on these items, what kind of room do you think this is?

2) Who do you think these women work for and what do you think they are doing? (Refer back to Reading 3 if necessary)

3) What do you think these women did for the National Women's Party in Washington, DC? Imagine their day and describe what tasks they might do, who they might talk to, and where they might go. What objects in the room help you tell their story? (Refer back to Readings 2 and 3 if necessary)

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