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By Katherine H. Adams

ISBN-10: 0786449381

ISBN-13: 9780786449385

Simply because students have characteristically basically tested the efforts of yankee suffragettes on the subject of electoral politics, the background books have mostly overlooked the genuine tale of what those girls sought to achieve--and ultimately did achieve--far outdoors the world of vote casting reform. even though Stanton, Anthony, and Mott are definitely the easiest identified figures of the woman's suffrage circulate, all have been useless greater than a decade prior to girls really accomplished the vote. ladies like Alice Paul, Louisine Havemeyer, and Mary Church Terrell carried on their paintings, placing their crusade reviews to paintings lengthy after the nineteenth modification used to be ratified. This ebook tells the tale of ways those ladies made an indelible mark on American historical past in fields starting from schooling to artwork, technological know-how, publishing, and social activism.

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Up these impressive steps, the picture gallery featured a perforated metal flying staircase, hanging from the ceiling by chains, which led to a balcony. On both levels of this large gallery, display cases featured porcelain and glass pieces, and paintings filled the spaces between these cases. Then, the second large display room, the library, featured carved wood walls and moldings with carved furniture reiterating the varied stains and patterns. A pebble-and-glass Suffragists as Collectors and Artists 39 chandelier, installed in the Byzantian tile ceiling, provided the lighting for this room that housed the family’s Rembrandts along with other paintings.

In all of these sites, women asked to hold the torch along with her and thus be part of an American call for liberty. The positive publicity within the state stirred Blatch and Havemeyer to consider greater possibilities for the torch, especially since they had begun working for a federal amendment. They made plans to transfer it from the New York to the New Jersey branch of the WPU, in the middle of the Hudson River, with the respected and well-known Havemeyer making the connection. She was a bit dizzy out in the heat, with delays occurring because the New Jersey group had not secured a license needed to receive the torch.

Nine pickets were arrested but no members of the crowd were charged. In this contest of wills, from which the NWP refused to withdraw, the government next took the unprecedented step of imprisoning pickets. During the trial of six of those nine who had been arrested on June 26, the pickets attested that they had refused to desist when told to do so because picketing was legal under the Constitution. ” These women refused to pay the twenty-five dollar fines and were the first to be incarcerated, for a period of three days.

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