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December 9, 1909

American suffragist Alice Paul has been freed from London's Holloway Prison! Denied "political prisoner" status, she began a hunger strike immediately after her arrival, and was force-fed twice a day after 11 November. Though quite weak from her ordeal, she said today that she had no regrets, and would engage in
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December 8, 1913

A hundred banner-bearing members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association marched to the White House today and were cordially received by President Wilson. That he had previously agreed to meet with so many suffragists was in and of itself a boost for our cause, but there was also a degree of
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December 7, 1913

No Sunday rest for National American Woman Suffrage Association National Board members or the 48 State representatives who are spending today busily planning what to say to President Wilson tomorrow at the White House. The meeting has become even more important amid a growing consensus that three days of testimony
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December 6, 1913

Persistence pays! After fifty-five National American Woman Suffrage Association convention delegates vowed to stay in Washington, D.C., all winter if that was what had to be done in order to meet with President Wilson, he has agreed to receive a N.A.W.S.A. deputation at the White House at 1 p.m. on the day after
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December 5, 1913

"We are going to see President Wilson if it takes all Winter." That was the statement given out today by the National American Woman Suffrage Association on the final day of its convention here in Washington, D.C. After Ruth Hanna McCormick and Madeline McDowell Breckenridge were unable to arrange a meeting with
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December 4, 1913

Unusually strong words on this, the sixth day of the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention in Washington, D.C. In a speech to the delegates, the usually tactful Carrie Chapman Catt, president of N.A.W.S.A. from 1900 to 1904, declared that women demanded the vote nationwide without delay, and "
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December 3, 1913

From morning until night, an active, 12-hour workday for everyone here on the fifth day of the National American Woman Suffrage Association's 45th annual convention. The first business of the day was actually conducted outside the convention hall, as many prominent and articulate advocates for our cause went to
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December 2, 1913

The treatment of women by the criminal justice system was denounced today by Louise DeKoven Bowen on the fourth day of the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention. A close friend of Jane Addams, and Treasurer of Hull House in Chicago, Bowen pointed out a lack of female police officers and women
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December 1, 1913

Optimism continues to abound at the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention! According to Alice Paul, who heads N.A.W.S.A.'s Congressional Committee as well as her own Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, not many more of these gatherings will have to be held, because victory is rapidly
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