Gravestone of Ida Mae Thompson
Credit: Jennifer McDaid
Original Author: Conley Edwards, photographer
Created: Late twentieth or early twenty-first century
Medium: Digital photo
Publisher: Jennifer McDaid (personal collection)

Gravestone of Ida Mae Thompson

This simple gravestone in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond notes the dates of the birth and death of Ida Mae Thompson, an important recordkeeper for the woman suffrage movement in Virginia. Thompson is buried beside her mother, Sarah Ellen Facer Thompson, and her brother, Otis Thompson, both of whom predeceased her.