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November 9, 1917

Today, Alice Paul was able to get her side of the story out about her continuing ordeal in D.C.'s District Jail. She's in her 19th day of serving sentences totaling seven months imposed on her for peacefully picketing along the White House fence in favor of woman suffrage - and against President Wilson's lack of
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November 8, 1917

The already outrageous treatment of peaceful suffragist pickets by the authorities became even more disgraceful today. Alice Paul, serving two sentences totaling seven months for picketing outside the White House fence, has now begun to undergo force-feeding, imposed on her seventy-eight hours after beginning a
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November 7, 1917

Waking up today to headlines proving yesterday’s victory was not a dream, but a dream come true, the festive atmosphere that prevailed at suffrage offices last night resumed early this morning amid a run on "I Am A Voter" buttons at the headquarters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association by the newly
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November 6, 1917

Victory! The biggest prize of all, New York, is now an equal suffrage State, and tonight the campaign's leaders are already enthusiastically planning how to use their enhanced power to push for winning woman suffrage nationwide through the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, named for the legendary pioneer suffragist, who
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November 5, 1917

It's nearly all over but the voting! Tonight, the final suffrage meetings and rallies are going on, and our leaders are making sure that the armies of volunteers who have been working almost non-stop through two successive campaigns are ready to shift gears overnight and work just as hard to assure a fair
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November 3, 1917

It's hard to believe it was just two years ago yesterday that the suffrage movement endured its worst setback, because our biggest victory may be just three days away! But twenty-four months of constant campaigning, unprecedented political organizing - and U.S. entry into the war - have changed everything. The
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November 2, 1915

Never before has the cause of woman suffrage been better presented to the public, nor has it ever gotten more favorable votes from the male electorate than today. And though the most obvious sign of progress may be missing, in that the number of States in which women have full suffrage is the same tonight as it
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November 1, 1915

Election Day is tomorrow, so this final full day of the New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts suffrage campaigns has been an incredibly hectic one. In fact, for two volunteers at the Manhattan headquarters of the Women's Political Union, it's unending, because Elizabeth Collins and Marian Tompkins are still
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September 17, 1909

It's a new headquarters for the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and perhaps a new day for the suffrage movement! After six years in Warren, Ohio, first at the home of the group's Treasurer, Harriet Taylor Upton, then in the Trumbull County Courthouse, N.A.W.S.A. has moved back to New York City, and
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