Belmont Play Rehearsal

Suffragist Alva Belmont rehearses her play about the suffrage movement, Melinda and Her Sisters at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in this 1916 photo. The play was performed as a fundraiser for the movement at the hotel for one night only on February 18, 1916, and was attended by the elite of New York's society. Belmont is pictured fourth from the left.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress