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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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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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Day #5 of the ‘Night of Terror” observance & the “why” of the White House picketing

Read this great post from Suffrage Wagon News Channel on WHY the suffragists decided to picket the White House!
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