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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-1905-04 Votes for Sheep.jpg
Part of a series of postcards labeled "Valentine's Series." This satirical card contains a color illustration of a little girl, "Little Bo Peep," wearing a large hat. She is holding a shepherd's crook in one hand and a newspaper in the other. the…

POST-1909-49 This is the House Series 2 - Ladies of Fame.jpg
Part of a series of six pro-suffrage postcards, labeled Series No. E. 23, based on the children's rhyme, "This is the house that Jack built." All of the cards refer to the British Houses of Parliament.

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-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…

PERI-1912-08 Suffragettes Sentenced.jpg
Article about suffragists Mary Leigh and Gladys Evans, sentenced to five years' penal servitude. Lizzie Baker was also charged and sentenced to seven months imprisonment. Mabel Capper, was discharged for lack of evidence.

Leigh was convicted for…

DOCU.1909.12.jpg
On Thursday, August 19th 1909, eight members of the Women's Freedom League were arrested at different times in Downing Street, where they had gone to present a petition to Prime Minister, H.H. Asquith. The women were charged with 'obstructing the…