Johnson, Adelaide, 1859-1955

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Adelaide Johnson was an American sculptor whose work is displayed in the U.S. Capitol and a feminist who was devoted to the cause of equality of women. The high point of her professional career was to complete a monument in Washington D.C. in honor of the women's suffrage movement. Alva Belmont helped to secure funding for the piece, Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony, which was unveiled in 1921. This piece was originally kept on display in the crypt of the US Capitol, but was moved to its current location and more prominently displayed in the rotunda in 1997.
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referencedIn Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Papers, 1846-1934 (bulk 1846-1906) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Susan B. Anthony papers, 1846-1934 (bulk 1846-1906). Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1922 - 1961 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Johnson, Adelaide. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. Papers, ca. 1849-1963 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Johnson, Adelaide, 1859-1955. Papers of Adelaide Johnson, 1873-1947. Library of Congress
referencedIn Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. Letter to Martia A. Vanamee [manuscript], 1904 September 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Papers, 1868-1897 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961. Papers, 1922-1961 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1868-1897 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists: Part 1 (Ad-Lip), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Adelaide Johnson Papers, 1873-1947 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Meyer, Ellen. Adelaide Johnson : women and art as creative forces in history. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. Photograph of the President and Mrs. Truman, with Adelaide Johnson (in wheelchair), a 104-year-old Washington artist and sculptress who was personally acquainted with President Lincoln, during ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial commemorating Lincoln's Birthday. Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Johnson, Mrs. Adelaide, PPF 5578 Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Records of the Subcommittee on the Library of the Committee on House Administration from the 83rd Congress Center for Legislative Archives
referencedIn Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. Papers, ca. 1849-1963 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Lutz, Alma, 1890-1973. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, 1775-1943 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith ALMA LUTZ, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. person
associatedWith Biedler, Lily. person
associatedWith Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. person
associatedWith Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. person
associatedWith Campbell-Copeland, T. (Thomas) person
associatedWith Ferris, Edith M. person
associatedWith Gardener, Helen H. (Helen Hamilton), 1853-1925. person
associatedWith Hall, Agnes. person
associatedWith Harding, Gena R. person
associatedWith Harper, Ida Husted, 1851-1931. person
correspondedWith Jenkins family family
associatedWith Jenkins family. family
associatedWith Johnson, Alexander Frederick. person
correspondedWith Johnson family family
associatedWith Johnson family. family
associatedWith Lutz, Alma, person
associatedWith Meyer, Ellen. person
associatedWith Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880. person
associatedWith Murphy, Elizabeth Hale Falkner. person
associatedWith OLYMPIA BROWN, 1835-1926 person
associatedWith Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1928. person
associatedWith Paul, Alice, 1885-1977. person
associatedWith Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961. person
associatedWith Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria), 1840-1923. person
associatedWith Robson, May, 1865-1942. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry. person
associatedWith Rose Arnold, 1876-1961 person
associatedWith Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920. person
associatedWith Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902. person
associatedWith Sumner, Helen L. (Helen Laura), 1876-1933. person
associatedWith Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931. person
associatedWith United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Upton, Sara Carr, 1843- person
associatedWith Whitney, Henry G. person
associatedWith Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington, D. C. DC US
Washington, D. C. DC US
Plymouth IL US
Subject
Art, American
Busts
Feminism
Monuments
Monuments
Portrait sculpture
Postage-stamps
Sculptors
Sculpture
Women
Occupation
Sculptors
Suffragists
Activity

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Birth 1859-09-26

Death 1955-11-10

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