Women Vote - "Night of Terror" (Women`s Suffrage/Woman`s Rights)

Title

Women Vote - "Night of Terror" (Women`s Suffrage/Woman`s Rights)

Subject

The Night of Terror described in a Youtube video

Description

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeOHPfsCtFo&feature=related

(You will have to cut and paste this link in your browser.  I am sorry about the inconvenience but apparently you have to buy an omeka product to embed links.)

 

This video describes the events that surround the "Night of Terror" on November 14, 1917. In a jail outside of Washington DC guards brutally beat the NWP members incarcerated their for picketing. Some women were chained to the doors of their cell, one was thrown to the floor and her cell mate believed her dead from the way she lay still after this attack. The subsequent publication of the abuse in national newspapers helped draw support for the federal amendment to grant women the right to vote.

Creator

Macrae Cain

Source

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeOHPfsCtFo&feature=related

Publisher

Macrae Cain on Youtube

Date

September 27, 2008

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Rights

Open source for educational purpose

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Citation

Macrae Cain, “Women Vote - "Night of Terror" (Women`s Suffrage/Woman`s Rights) ,” The Suffragette Movement: Picketing the White House , accessed November 23, 2017, http://picketingpresidentwilson.omeka.net/items/show/16.