Clipping : "Suffs Battle with Police; Burn Speech / Women are badly battered in clash with officers, soldiers and civilians, in fight near Metropolitan Opera House." March 5, 1919

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Clipping : "Suffs Battle with Police; Burn Speech / Women are badly battered in clash with officers, soldiers and civilians, in fight near Metropolitan Opera House." March 5, 1919

Description

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 released. The arrested women included Elsie Hill, Doris Stevens, Alice Paul, Mrs. Max Dortenheim, Beatrice Castleton, and Lucy Maverick.

Date

3/5/19

Subject

Castleton, Beatrice
Dortenheim, Mrs. Max
Hill, Elsie M. (Elsie Mary), 1883-1970
Maverick, Lucy Madison, 1883-1967
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
National Woman's Party
Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
Stevens, Doris, 1892-1963
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Women--Suffrage--New York

Language

English

Coverage

New York City, New York

Original Format

clippings (information artifacts)

Physical Dimensions

30 cm. 1 1/2 columns; 2 pieces

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