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POST-1908-11 Hyde Park Demonstration.jpg
Photographic postcard of Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Clark Wolstenholme Elmy at a Hyde Park Demonstration.

Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the Women's Social and Political Union. Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, age 75, was a member of the…

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-1905-07 Mrs Pankhurst portrait.jpg
Photographic portrait postcard of Emmeline Pankhurst, founder of the National Women's Social and Political Union with the organization's address.

POST-1910-48 Mrs Pankhurst full length.jpg
Photographic postcard of studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, formally dressed in full-length dark dress, standing, facing the camera, next to a table holding an open book (with her left hand resting on book), her right hand holding her glasses.

POST-1909-39 Mrs Pankhurst Hon Secretary.jpg
Photograph portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928), Honorary Secretary and later, Honorary Treasurer of the Women's Social and Political Union.

Emmeline Pankhurst was a charismatic leader and eloquent speaker. By 1913 she had served three…

PERI-1912-10 Suffragettes gathering fiasco.jpg
News article about a suffrage demonstration held in London only a few days after 142 women were arrested for smashing shop windows in London's West End. The article discusses the demonstration and the arrest of 50 women, and also the separate raids…

PERI-1912-09 Suffragettes get 4 months.jpg
News article details the sentencing of Emmeline Pankhurst, Mabel Tuke, and Kitty Marshall for smashing two of the windows of the Prime Minister's residence. While Scotland Yard was preparing for a suffrage demonstration scheduled for the following…

PERI-1910-06 Fight policemen.jpg
Account of rioting by suffragists in England, where women stormed the home of Prime Minister Asquith, smashed windows in the homes of members of Parliament, and attacked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Augustine Birrell. 156 women were reportedly…

PERI-1910-05 Petticoat War.jpg
Account of a suffrage demonstration on Parliament in England led by Emmeline Pankhurst. 82 suffragists and supporters were arrested after bypassing a police cordon and making it to Prime Minister Asquith to demand introduction of the woman suffrage…

PERI-1909-05 English Leader.jpg
Photographs with captions:

"Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette Leader who Arrived in New York Yesterday for a Lecture Tour of the United States"

"Mrs. Harriet Stanton Blatch, President of the Legion of Self-Supporting Women, and…