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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Mae Sullivan

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 3140-12


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    • 29/Apr/2011 15:56:37

    Excellent photograph! Great work for you!

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    pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity)

    • 29/Apr/2011 16:22:34

    Mae Sullivan was the young woman who accused Arthur Hoe of breach of promise. In June 1914, she went on stage to capitalize on the interest in the scandal--she carried a garden hoe (as a reference to his name), sang a little song, and said a few words, at Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre. And then she was arrested for contempt of court. A photo of Arthur Ingersoll Hoe and his wife, uploaded recently:

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    maorlando - God keeps me as I lean on Him!!

    • 30/Apr/2011 00:02:15

    Interesting... thanks for the insight pennylrichardsca!!!

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    sturdy voyage

    • 01/May/2011 18:18:35

    Beautiful photo, thanks for teaching a little more in history, just through the flicker afficionados!

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    Omri Suissa

    • 01/May/2011 22:43:08

    like it :)