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At suffrage demonstrations in London, Rosa May Billinghurst responded to over-policing by ramming London bobbies with her wheelchair. May, as she was…

This is not a thread about the pros and cons of 3rd-party candidates. This is just to say that Woodrow Wilson became President of the United States…

A Dyke on Horseback ~ One more story from the 1912 New York City suffrage marches~ 🐴thread courtesy of @WendyLRouse Annie Rensselaer Tinker…

How long did “the doldrums” last? The doldrums: the period at the end of the 19th c./beg. of the 20th in which the suffrage movement seemed to make no…

My #StateoftheWeek feature is a history of sisyphean effort. From 1867-1918, women lobbied male voters in 56 state referenda, most of them fruitless.…

Leonora O’Reilly had a hand in umpteen important organizations of the Progressive Era. She was a founder of the Consumers League, the Women’s Trade…

IHO Year of the Rat, a fearless teenager on a horse. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee was only 16 when she led New York City’s 1912 suffrage parade on horseback.…

Cities around the country instituted curfews this week to restrict protest, so it’s a good time to recall when suffragists were out after dark. In…

OHIO CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, 1912 MR. HALFHILL: Now, gentlemen, this question of franchise is not, as has been sometimes debated and urged, an…

When W.E.B.DuBois left academia and moved to New York City to work for the @NAACP, the fledgling organization could barely pay him. Launching The…

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