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WAPC, (Women Against Pit Closures), activist Marsha Marshall supports picketing miners with a donation of cigarettes, South Yorkshire, December 1984.

WAPC, (Women Against Pit Closures), activist Marsha Marshall supports picketing miners with a donation of cigarettes, South Yorkshire, December 1984.

"There’s very little film footage from the suffrage movement, so this 80-second clip from the National Film Preservation Foundation is a treasure. It’s entitled “On to Washington.” The occasion is the suffrage hiking march with Rosalie Jones and Elisabeth Freeman and others who headed south to Washington, DC to join the suffrage parade scheduled to coincide with the inauguration of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1913. (Notice the men marching in support with the women)"

"There’s very little film footage from the suffrage movement, so this 80-second clip from the National Film Preservation Foundation is a treasure. It’s entitled “On to Washington.” The occasion is the suffrage hiking march with Rosalie Jones and Elisabeth Freeman and others who headed south to Washington, DC to join the suffrage parade scheduled to coincide with the inauguration of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1913. (Notice the men marching in support with the women)"

eatstarchmom:    Annie Kenney was the only working class woman to become part of the senior hierarchy of the WSPU. In between carrying out militant acts in the name of women’s suffrage, she liked to kick back and relax by bedding fellow suffragettes:    ‘Mary [Blathwayt] writes matter-of-fact lines such as, “Annie slept with someone else again last night.

eatstarchmom: Annie Kenney was the only working class woman to become part of the senior hierarchy of the WSPU. In between carrying out militant acts in the name of women’s suffrage, she liked to kick back and relax by bedding fellow suffragettes: ‘Mary [Blathwayt] writes matter-of-fact lines such as, “Annie slept with someone else again last night.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

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Pauline Floyd, US Suffragette. Her audacious banner quotes President Wilson's own words back at him: "The time has come to conquer or submit. For us there is but one choise. We have made it."  (Poor man thought he was only talking about the Great War.)

Pauline Floyd, US Suffragette. Her audacious banner quotes President Wilson's own words back at him: "The time has come to conquer or submit. For us there is but one choise. We have made it." (Poor man thought he was only talking about the Great War.)

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