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POST-1911-03 Votes for Women Town Hall Meeting.jpg
Photographic postcard of suffragettes posting advertisements for the Women's Social and Political Union town hall meeting held on October 27, 1911, and handing out "Votes for Women" newspapers.

POST-1913-26 Bristol Varsity Students Revenge.jpg
Photographic postcard of the a large crowd gathered on the street in front of the Women's Social and Political Union headquarters in Queens Road.

In 1912, the WSPU began a massive campaign of destruction around London, smashing windows,…

POST-1909-56 Band of the WSPU.jpg
Photographic postcard of the fife and drum marching band, founded in 1909, which often accompanied the organization's processions and demonstrations. The band was created to publicize the Women's Exhibition at the Prince's Skating Rink. WSPU member,…

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-1913-25 The Late EW Davison.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Emily Wilding Davison wearing her Holloway Badge. Davidson gave up her teaching post to become a career militant. She joined the Women's Social and Political Union in 1906. She served nine prison sentences, and…

POST-1905-09 Mrs Mary Leigh.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Mary Leigh, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Mary Leigh was a member of the Women's Social and Political Union by 1907. She and Edith New became the first…

POST-1909-53 Miss Charlotte Marsh.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Charlotte Marsh, organizer, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Charlotte Marsh joined the Women's Social and Political Union in 1907. She did not, however, become…

POST-1909-55 Lady Constance Lytton.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Lady Constance Lytton, Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Constance Lytton joined the WSPU in 1908. She served four prison sentences. Born into an aristocratic family, Lytton…

POST-1909-54 Mrs Massy.jpg
Photographic portrait postcard of Rosamund Massy, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Rosamund Massy was the daughter of Lady Knyvett, also a member of the WSPU. Massy became a WSPU organiser and…