1932 JOSEPHINE SCHAIN Famous Suffragette Autograph

1932 JOSEPHINE SCHAIN Famous Suffragette Autograph

Susan B. Anthony - Social Reformer. One of the most famous suffragettes, she traveled, lectured and canvassed the nation for the vote for over sixty years while also advocating the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and the right to organize and belong to women's labor organizations.

Susan B. Anthony - Social Reformer. One of the most famous suffragettes, she traveled, lectured and canvassed the nation for the vote for over sixty years while also advocating the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and the right to organize and belong to women's labor organizations.

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

Bora Aksu's London Fashion Week Show Paid Homage to a Very Famous Suffragette

Bora Aksu's London Fashion Week Show Paid Homage to a Very Famous Suffragette

Bora Aksu has a tendency to turn to unusual and inspirational muses when creating his collections, and this season was no exception. Princess Sophia Duleep

Ida B. Wells-Barnett, journalist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s and Suffragette.

Ida B. Wells-Barnett, journalist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s and Suffragette.

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes - Nov 3, 2015 -  Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes - Nov 3, 2015 - Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

Kate Sheppard was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage (the movement to allow women to vote in New Zealand), and is the country's most famous suffragette. She also appears on the NZ ten-dollar note. Because New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage, Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries.

Kate Sheppard was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage (the movement to allow women to vote in New Zealand), and is the country's most famous suffragette. She also appears on the NZ ten-dollar note. Because New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage, Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries.

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

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