suffragette


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a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)

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While the "battle" tag used by the suffragette newspaper Vote for Women may be somewhat over the top, it illustrates how - as at Orgreave - conflict can erupt when social and political tensions boil over.
She was released on July 19, 1909 and on her arrival back at Newcastle Turn to Page 28 Lady Lytton is arrested in Newcastle From Page 27 Central Station, she was greeted with five carriages decked in suffragette colours.
It's also true that also in their 1908 Christmas printed catalogue, Mappin & Webb dedicated a page to suffragette jewellery featuring five pieces "in enamel and gems," the brooches and pendants set in gold with emeralds, pearls, and amethysts and costing between PS2 and PS6.
Pank-a-Squith was among a number of toys, games and puzzles manufactured to publicise the Suffragette movement.
The archive also includes seven suffragette broadsides and leaflets, including two on forcible feeding; one of 12 pages about police brutality dating from 1911; a 10-page typescript for the memorial service for Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847-1929) the moderate suffragist (as opposed to the more militant suffragette); broadsides and leaflets for the National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship (NUSEC), including their "Manifesto to the Women Voters of Great Britain"; seven copies of "The Woman's Leader" newspaper of 1928/9 and a series of letters mainly from the feminist politician and writer Rachel "Ray" Strachey to a Miss I.
It is essentially a glorified version of snakes and ladders where Suffragette figures have to negotiate the board while avoiding arrest.
Nominate the amazing women in your community before 9am on Monday February 26 to ensure that your local Suffragette Spirit get the recognition they deserve.
The first Suffragette speakers came to Loughborough soon after the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was formed.
So, as we remember the fight by the Suffragists and Suffragettes, we continue in their spirit to fight for equality for all women.
Suffragette Kenney " The campaigners faced overwhelming male opposition and were ridiculed in political cartoons and postcards as frustrated spinsters and figures of fun.
There were more than 1,300 suffragette arrests according to the England, Suffragettes Arrested, 1906-1914 collection.
And the suffragette campaigners of Birmingham played a major role.
07 (ANI): Indian princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh on Tuesday was honoured by the Royal Mail of the UK, which marked the centenary of the suffragette movement with eight special stamps.