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an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)

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It marked a victory for the women's suffrage movement, made up of radical suffragettes and moderate suffragists.
MARION COATES HANSEN Suffragist campaigner and the second ever female councillor elected in Middlesbrough.
Also in Syracuse, if you have time, is the house of Harriet May Mills, who was a prominent suffragist and the first woman to run for statewide office.
Still, the exhibit storyline and images reinforce the notion that meaningful political change often does not come about easily, but rather through struggle, dedication, and persistence--in this case by well-known suffragist leaders along with many more historically obscure actors.
Woodsworth, Agnes Macphail, Canada's first female MP, and Helena Gutteridge, Vancouver's leading labour suffragist.
In draping their "silent" bodies with written text, suffragists performed an end run around the gendered speaking body that had so often been used to rationalize women's exclusion from the Habermasian public sphere.
The bicyclists heard about anarchist Emma Goldman's ice cream parlor in the Canal District, the former women's college Oread Institute in Main South, and abolitionist and suffragist Abby Kelley Foster's home on the West Side.
British suffragist Emily Wilding Davison is best known for reaching for the bridle of the King's horse on Derby Day in 1913, and getting trampled in the process.
Works rarely explore or explicate white suffragist racism--they only confirm it.
One hundred on March 3,1913, 28-year-old Alice Paul pulled off an organizing coup--a suffragist parade, the first in the capital, that overshadowed the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson.
MN Metro's Pat Darling organized a Women & Gender Studies Conference in March featuring a suffragist play by Polly Mann and a 30-year history of Women's Studies.
Using over twenty previously unknown references to Whitman in the Woman's Journal (1870-1917), America's most prominent and long-lived suffrage periodical, I will demonstrate that the influential suffrage community supported by this periodical first configured Whitman as a recalcitrant sensualist and later reconfigured him as an inspired suffragist whose appropriated poetry encouraged women to carry on the suffrage fight.
The book also tells impressive stories of lesser known people, such as former slave Biddy Mason, suffragist Selma Solomons, and Mary Tape and Gonzalo Mendez, parents who fought against racial segregation and exclusion in California public schools.
movement: for example, Marietta Flagg, another suffragist from