The Wilson House Mystery
Aug 17, 2020
Some Clues to the Mystery
Thanks for the tremendous response as we try to find out more about this photo!
We heard from you that this woman could be Mary Peck, Lady Astor, Anna Jarvis, Mrs. Pankhurst or others! Is the man a young FDR? A Secret Service man?

Taken in Princeton, NJ on October 19, 1915, we know this photo records Wilson's walk to or from the Princeton polling place where he cast his vote for NJ Women's Suffrage. Bain News Service took the photo. The Library of Congress identifies the the woman as Edith Bolling Galt, but we're not so sure. Compare the images below. What do you think?

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Edith Bolling Galt
Lady Astor
Mary Allen Hulbert Peck
Emmeline Pankhurst
Anna Jarvis
Helen Woodrow Bones
Another view of the Mystery Woman
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