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January 2015: Suffragist of the Month

Meet TPSM‘s January 2015 Suffragist of the Month: Cora Week Cora Week was an artist from New York City.  She was engaged with the National Woman’s Party (NWP) at several key events.  She was among those who came to Alice Paul’s window at the DC Jail on November 9, 1917, to communicate with their leader […]
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 14-15, 1917

November 14th #OTD 1917,12PM: We were sentenced to imprisonment @ Lorton's OccoquanWorkhouse when we refused to pay the fine (EllaFindeisen) #NightofTerro — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 14, 2014 Arrested #OTD 1917: Ada Kendell, Ruth Crocker, Katherine Fisher, Anna Guenter, Nina Samarodin, Hilda Blumberg,
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 13, 1917

#OTD 1917, 1PM: A picket line of 31 of us went out from NWP to the White House. (Hilda Blumberg) #NightofTerror #suffrage — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 13, 2014 Banners were taken and destroyed, they proceeded with bare poles. (Hilda Blumberg) #NightofTerror — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 13, 2014 #OTD
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 12, 1917

#OTD 1917, 10AM: All 41 of us were arrested and tried for "obstructing traffic." (Lucy Burns) #NightofTerror #suffrage #wmnhist — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 12, 2014 #OTD 1917, 3PM: All of us were dismissed w/o imposing sentence.The judge was taking the case under advisement. (HattieKruger)
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 10, 1917

#OTD 1917: 41 of us marched in 5 groups to the White House to protest the treatment of Alice Paul. (Mrs. Brannan) #NightofTerror — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 10, 2014 #OTD 1917, 9AM: Our first group marched carrying gold lettered banners & the purple, white & gold flags. (Mrs. Brannan) #NightofTerror
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Countdown to the Night of Terror

Today we begin posting our timeline countdown to the Night of Terror. Follow us on Twitter @tpsm2020. Timeline: November 9, 1917 AlicePaul had been in DC jail since Oct 20, 1917. On Nov 9, a group of suffragists went to visit her. #NightofTerror pic.twitter.com/OuItJvKHCY — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 9, 2014
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“Night of Terror” Podcast Series

What do you really know about the Night of Terror? Leading up to the anniversary of the 1917 Night of Terror on November 14-15, please take time to listen to these excellent podcasts prepared by our campaign partner, Suffrage Wagon News Channel. We will be sharing these podcasts individually on our social media
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Upcoming “Night of Terror” Podcast Series

TPSM is very excited to share that our “Night of Terror” campaign partner, Suffrage Wagon News Channel, has created an 8-part “Night of Terror” podcast series that will be posted over the next week. This series is similar to Suffrage Wagon’s previous podcasts, including most recently,
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The Power of the Vote

A video from the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial archives asks: What have women gained with the vote? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTFRoONOxho&w=560&h=315] For decades, women marched, picketed and spoke out demanding the right to vote. With Tuesday being Election Day, TPSM is asking women
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