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Alice Paul engaged in hunger strikes when imprisoned for agitating for Women's suffrage in England. This article describes the process and her reaction. "When the forcible feeding was ordered, I was taken from my bed, carried to another room and…

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Members of the breakaway National Woman's Party(NWP) picket the White House during the Wilson administration. They are wearing banners designating their Alma Maters. The NWP strove to show that their organization was made up of dedicated young…

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Emily Pankhurst derides the suffragists who favor a conciliatory approach to the British political establishment. Ignoring the pledge to consider women's suffrage in the coming days Pankhurst argues that more, not less, aggression was needed to…

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The National Woman's Party had numerous branches throughout the country. State organizations, like the women of Maryland shown here, agitated locally for suffrage rights on a state by state basis. When the 19th amendment went to the states these…

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Lucy Burns was a co-founder of the Congressional Union, which beacme the National Woman's Party in 1917. She espoused the aggressive attention grabbing tactics of the English suffragette movement. Jailed repeatedly between 1913 and 1919 for…

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The photographed meeting of the English radical Mrs. Pethick-Lawrence and Alice Paul. Paul learned to use the militant tactics of the women's suffrage movement in England and then brought them to America. Paul is on the left and Mrs.…

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Fourteen Suffragists stand on the picket line outside the Wilson White House. The sign reads, "Mr. President How Long Must Women Wait For Liberty." Wilson would lead the United States to war by calling it a democratic crusade. American women used…

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In this image we see three women in the foreground. Two are NWP picketers and the third is a police woman who is in the process of arresting the picketers. It has been estimated that close to 300 NWP members were arrested and near 100 picketers…

Protest for Pickets Sent To President.pdf
The article describes the poor conditions that Alice Paul and other picketers are enduring in prison calling them political prisoners it asks why they are held in a jail for murders. The article also goes on to describe the next picket of the White…
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