November 10, 1917: Today 41 brave suffragists proved that recent mass arrests, followed by increasingly lengthy prison sentences, would not be enough to prevent American citizens from demanding political equality.
November 9, 1917: Today, Alice Paul was able to get her side of the story out about her continuing ordeal in D.C.’s District Jail.
November 8, 1917: The already outrageous treatment of peaceful suffragist pickets by the authorities became even more disgraceful today. Alice Paul, serving two sentences totaling seven months for picketing outside the White House fence, has now begun to undergo force-feeding, imposed on her 78 hours after beginning a hunger strike. She has been serving her […]
Susan Rome takes on the role of Louise Nevelson, one of the most influential woman sculptors of the twentieth century, in Theater J’s production of “Occupant.”
November 7, 1917: The festive atmosphere that prevailed at suffrage offices last night resumed early this morning.
November 6, 1917: Victory! The biggest prize of all, New York, is now an equal suffrage state.
November 5, 1917: Tonight, the final suffrage meetings and rallies are going on, and our leaders are making sure that the armies of volunteers who have been working almost non-stop through two successive campaigns are ready to shift gears overnight and work just as hard to assure a fair election, as well as make sure that every man in New York State who wants to vote for woman suffrage gets to the polls tomorrow.
November 4, 1917: The New York state suffrage campaign is coming to an enthusiastic and optimistic finish with just two more days remaining until the vote.
November 3, 1917: It’s hard to believe it was just two years ago yesterday that the suffrage movement endured its worst setback, because our biggest victory may be just three days away!
November 2, 1915: Never before has the cause of woman suffrage been better presented to the public, nor has it ever gotten more favorable votes from the male electorate than today.