([Rowena Dashwood Graves Arthur], date and photographer unknown. Image Number: 001-5281.jpg. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District. All right reserved.)

We’d love it if anyone could help us with more information about this young suffragette and member of the National Women’s Party.

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3 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 3/29/10: Rowena Graves Dashwood Arthur

  1. Trina says:

    I have seen this woman before in other pics – I have worked in CS for 35 years in the FAC, many local schools and colleges, Manitou Historical Society/Miramont Castle – she looks familiar – Do you know if she is from here? – and where did you find this CS? Manitou? Woodland Park? colorado college?

  2. Noel Black says:

    I think she lived here for a time. This is from the Pikes Peak Library District’s site and all the other information I dug up (thought I didn’t do a lot of digging) on my own.

  3. Rebecca Nohe says:

    Hello,
    Feel free to conact me and I will share what I know about her. I conducted and estate sale a few years ago and I learned about her then. Regards, Rebecca Nohe

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