Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907

Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

English suffragettes. 1909. Photograph. Danske Kvinders Fotoarkiv, KVINFO, Copenhagen

English suffragettes. 1909. Photograph. Danske Kvinders Fotoarkiv, KVINFO, Copenhagen

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

Why the suffragettes still matter: 'they dared to act as the equals of men'

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.

A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.

Songsheet of 'The March of the Women', 1911. Songsheet in the suffragette colours of purple, green and white, showing women and children marching with the banner of the Women's Social and Political Union, demanding votes for women. This anthem was written by Ethel Smyth in 1911 and was dedicated to Emmeline Pankhurst, a leading campaigner in the suffragette movement.

Songsheet of 'The March of the Women', 1911. Songsheet in the suffragette colours of purple, green and white, showing women and children marching with the banner of the Women's Social and Political Union, demanding votes for women. This anthem was written by Ethel Smyth in 1911 and was dedicated to Emmeline Pankhurst, a leading campaigner in the suffragette movement.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

Anna Munro was a Scottish suffragette who was a founder of the Women’s Freedom League. In 1912 she walked from Edinburgh to London to protest because women were not allowed to vote for Members of Parliament (they could only participate in certain local elections).

Anna Munro was a Scottish suffragette who was a founder of the Women’s Freedom League. In 1912 she walked from Edinburgh to London to protest because women were not allowed to vote for Members of Parliament (they could only participate in certain local elections).

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