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.
“She came to slay slavery. She came to remove her friends and family from the most violent system in the United States. She came, and she did it, armed and ready.”
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.
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 […]
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.