Lillian (Mrs. W. D.) Ascough, Detroit: NWP Connecticut State Chairman. Studied for concert stage in London and Paris, abandoned that to work for suffrage. Imprisoned 15 days for 1918 Lafayette Park demonstration and 5 days for Watchfire demonstrations in 1919.
Agnes Schenk Dietz, Mackinaw City: Suffragist in Mackinaw City, Michigan area.
Sarah Ellen (Van De Vort) Emery, Lansing: Prominent author and lecturer for Farmers’ Alliance and held offices in Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.
Betsy Reyneau, Detroit: Picketed the White House in 1917, arrested, tried, sentenced, and incarcerated.
Mrs. Elise T. Russian, Detroit: Born in Constantinople. State officer of NWP. Demonstrated at Wilson’s return to port of Boston in Feb. 1919, served eight days in Charles St. Jail.
Sojourner Truth (1799-1883), Battle Creek (from Ulster County, New York): Tried to vote based on 14th amendment, but was turned away. Famous persuasive African American public speaker on suffrage.
Margaret F. Whittemore, Detroit: Picketed the White House in 1917, arrested, tried, sentenced, and incarcerated.