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Nominate Trailblazing Women for TPSMA Silent Sentinel Award

Call for Nominations The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association requests nominations for the 2015 Silent Sentinel Award, honoring someone who has been instrumental in advocating for women’s rights in the United States. The award highlights and honors outstanding individuals who share common traits with
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A Grand Thank You: 2015 Campaign Launch

2015 Campaign: A “Grand” Thank You; Memorialize the Suffragists Thank you so very much for helping raise the initial funds for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial. You have taken on a most important role to ensure that we properly honor the suffragists who knew extraordinary steps were needed to win
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January 2015 – Suppers for Suffragists Fundraiser Recap

Thank you to all those who attended our January Suppers for Suffragists fundraising event on January 29, 2015 at California Tortilla in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, and a special thank you to the managers and staff at California Tortilla for their generosity and support in hosting our guests. It was
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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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Ringing in the New Year

As we bid adieu to the year 2014, the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association would like to thank you for your ongoing support and interest in the women’s suffrage movement and the planned suffragist memorial. While this year has been one of great accomplishments, we still have much to do before
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December 2014: Suffragist of the Month

TPSM’s December 2014 Suffragist of the Month: Elizabeth Stuyvesant Formerly of Cincinnati, she lived in New York City and was a professional dancer. She came from a family in which duty to country was valued.  Her great-grandfather died in the Revolutionary War, her grandfather in the Civil War, and her
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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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