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POST-1908-10 Mrs Pankhurst Arrested.jpg
Photographic postcard of the arrest of Emmeline Pankhurst on the charge of obstructing a policeman while on a deputation to the House of Commons. The next day she received a sentence of six weeks in Holloway prison. The deputation to the Commons…

POST-1908-12 Appeal to John Bull.jpg
Postcard is part of the Valentine's Series. The card depicts a suffragist, shackled and in a prison cell, reaching out to John Bull, a personification of England. The poem along the bottom is an excerpt from "The Princess," by Alfred Lord…

POST-1905-10 Downhearted Suffragettes.jpg
Postcard with a cartoon illustration of a police officer struggling to carry a woman who is holding out a "Votes for Women" sign from Police Court.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss E. Harding "milwyn Villa" Blaengarw N. Bridgend, and…

POST-1909-57 Suffragette goes to glory.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card shows an ugly buck-toothed suffragists sticking her head through the bars of the carriage taking her to jail. She is holding a "Votes for women" flag upside-down.

On the…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.

POST-1909-44 This is the House Series - The policeman.jpg
Part of a series of six anti-suffrage postcards, labeled Series No. E. 19, based on the children's rhyme, "This is the house that Jack built." All but one of the cards refers to the British Houses of Parliament.

On the verso, the card is…

POST-1909-43 This is the House Series - Home of the poor suffragette.jpg
Part of a series of six anti-suffrage postcards, labeled Series No. E. 19, based on the children's rhyme, "This is the house that Jack built." All of the cards, with the exception of this one, refer to the British Houses of Parliament. This card…

DOCU.1919.02.jpg
Provides a photographic account of the National Woman's Party militant fight for woman's rights, including picketing the White House, arrests, imprisonment, hunger strikes, and burning President Wilson's speeches.

PERI-1919-01 Suffs Battle Police.jpg
Article about demonstration by the National Woman's Party outside of the New York Metropolitan Opera House where President Woodrow Wilson was speaking. Suffragists were attacked by police, soldiers, and onlookers; six women were arrested and later…

PERI-1912-13 Suffrage Hikers.jpg
Brief update on the progress of "General" Rosalie Jones and her "army" of suffrage hikers from Manhattan to Albany, New York to present suffrage petitions to Governor-Elect William Sulzer and draw publicity to the cause.

Rosalie Jones was a…