November 18, 1917: National Woman’s Party leader Alice Paul has finally been transferred out of the psychopathic ward of Washington, D.C.’s District Jail, and today succeeded in smuggling a note out of the hospital ward where she is now being kept during her hunger strike and force-feedings.
November 17, 1917: Public support for the imprisoned “Silent Sentinel” suffragists is increasing now that newspapers have begun to print excerpts from a note written by Lucy Burns that was smuggled out of Occoquan Workhouse. The lawyer for several of the women in Occoquan was also able to visit them yesterday and is still talking […]
November 16, 1917: The isolation of the suffrage prisoners in Occoquan Workhouse was finally broken today, and details about their ordeals are about to become known to the public.
November 15, 1917: Hunger strike! The policy of total resistance to the authorities at Occoquan Workhouse by imprisoned suffragists until they are granted political prisoner status has now expanded to rejecting all food, according to a bulletin from the National Woman’s Party.
November 14, 1917: Occoquan Workhouse is living up to its barbaric reputation tonight as suffragist prisoners endure a night of terror.
November 13, 1917: Today saw yet another example of the outrageous treatment given to the peaceful suffragists picketing President Wilson.
November 12, 1917: After all they’ve gone through, it’s not easy to shock the suffragists who have been picketing President Wilson. But today they were caught by surprise.
November 11, 1917: The 41 suffragists arrested yesterday while trying to picket along the White House fence will spend part of what may be their last day of freedom before their trials tomorrow inside the walls of the District of Columbia Jail.
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.