Images of Alice Clark

As an ‘extra’ to our ongoing #AliceClark100 Online Reading Group – which will resume shortly with a post on Chapter II: ‘Capitalists’, so get reading – Tim Stretton has sourced some images of Alice from the Clark family archives:

Clark 1

Clark 2

Clark 3

Images of Alice Clark are supplied courtesy of the Alfred Gillett Trust in Street, Somerset and cannot be reproduced without the Trust’s express permission.

  • The Alfred Gillett Trust, based in Street, Somerset, is a charity that preserves the heritage collections of C & J Clark Ltd., the family that founded the global shoemaking company. The family collections of the Clarks include diaries and hundreds of letters:

For anyone interested in learning more about Alice Clark and her circle, the work of Sandra Stanley Holton may be of interest. In addition to Alice Clark’s entry in the Oxford DNB, her works include:

  • ‘From Anti-Slavery to Suffrage Militancy: The Bright Circle, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the British Women’s Movement’, in Caroline Daley and Melanie Nolan, eds, Suffrage and Beyond: International Feminist Perspectives (New York: New York University Press, 1994), 213-233
  • ‘To Live “Through One’s Own Powers”: British Medicine, Tuberculosis and “Invalidism” in the Life of Alice Clark (1874-1934)’, Journal of Women’s History 11.1 (1999), 75-9
  • ‘Feminism, History and Movements of the Soul: Christian Science in the Life of Alice Clark’, Australian Feminist Studies 13 (1998), 281-93
  • Lives of Women Friends, 1780-1930 (London and New York: Routledge, 2007)
  • (with Margaret Allen) ‘Offices and Services: Women’s Pursuit of Sexual Equality Within the Society of Friends, 1873-1907’, Quaker Studies 2.1 (1997), 1-29
  • Suffrage Days: Stories from the Women’s Suffrage Movement (London and New York: Routledge, 1996)


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