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What's a Rochester suffragist from Susan B Anthony's day doing on a racist anti-suffrage leaflet in Virginia circa 1920? Read on . . . Julie O’Connor @AlbanyMuskrat recently called my attention to Hester Jeffrey, a prominent African American…

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The National Woman’s Party had its headquarters on Lafayette Square, equidistant from the White House and St. John’s Episcopal Church. August 6, 1918 protest thread. A few months after the Woman’s Party moved into its building, Congress passed the…

-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement-s leaders were unscathed- and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life- 👇 Ty -JulieCSuk for sharing -amp- -Bla (1).png
In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement's leaders were unscathed, and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life. 👇 Ty @JulieCSuk for sharing & @BlackburnCrudo @Wendelbom12 for the detail. Anna…

-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown- Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg-h--- - Twitter 8-19-2020 9-01-25 PM.png
Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown. Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg(h).  THREADOn October 4th, 1918, Charles Patterson, a 29-year-old resident of Aspinwall, died in St. Francis Hospital. This was…

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My #StateoftheWeek feature is a history of sisyphean effort. From 1867-1918, women lobbied male voters in 56 state referenda, most of them fruitless. The 1st was #Kansas, a disaster that pitted white women against black men. Neither won. Women didn't…
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