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Lucy Burns. She and Alice Paul were the Stanton & Anthony of the 3d generation. They met in jail in the UK learning from the Pankhursts & bonded over the slugishness of the movement at home. Together they picketed the White House, then jail, hunger…

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My adult interest in the suffrage movement began with Alice Paul. If Stanton & Anthony - and other women whose names I didn’t yet know - were Moses, then Alice Paul was Joshua, leading us into the Promised Land. Without her the struggle could…

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Alice Paul seems to be the star of #19theMusical, which just ran a few nights @WomenInTheArts. It's focused on the last decade of the movement: the conflicts among Alice, Carrie Chapman Catt, #IdaBWells and others. There were many. 😉 Anyone seen it? 

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Alice Paul was born 135 years ago today. The Suffrage Birthday Project @SuffrageBdays crams many of her accomplishments into this short thread. 👇  #SuffrageBirthday! ALICE STOKES PAUL (Moorestown, NJ) Jan. 11, 1885 - July 9, 1977, Quaker, Swarthmore,…

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The Equal Rights Amendment was drafted by Alice Paul and Crystal Eastman in 1923. Alice Paul devoted the rest of her life to its passage. She campaigned for more than 50 years.

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We used to inaugurate the U.S. president in March, not January. 107 years ago today, thousands of women massed on Washington to protest the presidential inauguration and demand equal rights. These women 👇hiked from NYC. Thread. Alice Paul & Lucy…

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Alice Paul was first arrested in London. On June 29, 1907 she joined the Pankhursts storming the House of Commons, frustrated the Prime Minister ignored their demand for action. In the slammer she met Lucy Burns, whose red hair and American flag pin…

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Sustaining protest campaigns for months & years is so hard. The UK suffragettes created tangible artifacts to honor their members’ sacrifices and motivate them to keep going. 🎖️thread. Women who had served time in prison were awarded a medal “For…

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Second & third generation suffragists had much more access to formal education than the women who came before them. Anna Julia Cooper, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida Gibbs Hunt graduated from @oberlincollege in 1884. 🧵 They weren’t the first Black…

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As 1913 began, planning was underway for a massive suffrage march and pageant to take place in Washington, DC on March 3, the day before #WoodrowWilson’s inauguration. Black women wrote the organizers to ask if they were welcome. If you have to ask .…
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