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International Women’s Day – Newspaper Photos of Suffragettes from 1913

We love all the stories (and photos) in the Archive about the suffragette movement.

Here is a 1913 photo of Mrs ‘General’ Drummond and Miss Kenney planning a ‘militant campaign’.

Interestingly and revealingly, many of the photos have ‘has since been arrested’ in the caption.

Also included below is a photo of Mrs Despard addressing a crowd in Trafalgar Square – again, the caption mentions that she is now in prison.

The third photo shows the deputation (a collective noun that hints at power!) of suffragettes and fishwives who met Lloyd George at the Treasury in January 1913.

Liverpool Echo – Wednesday 29 January 1913

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000271/19130129/039/0005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liverpool Echo – Wednesday 29 January 1913

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000271/19130129/039/0005

Evening Telegraph – Friday 24 January 1913

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19130124/041/0002

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