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Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her life. We would have got the vote without her.

Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her life. We would have got the vote without her.

Suffragette campaigner Leonora Cohen made this dress to wear to the Arts Society Ball in 1914. http://secretlivesofobjects.blogspot.com/2011/10/woman-of-substance.html

Suffragette campaigner Leonora Cohen made this dress to wear to the Arts Society Ball in 1914. http://secretlivesofobjects.blogspot.com/2011/10/woman-of-substance.html

Sufragettes, Vote for Women, history, thank you, photo, black and white, historiske øjeblikke, never forget, city view, cool hats

Sufragettes, Vote for Women, history, thank you, photo, black and white, historiske øjeblikke, never forget, city view, cool hats

‘When Evelyn Manesta, one of the Manchester suffragettes, refused to pose for a picture, a guard was brought in to restrain her in front of the camera. ‘But when the photograph of Evelyn Manesta appeared, the arm had been removed. The photographer had acted on official instructions to doctor the photograph so that it would be less controversial.’

‘When Evelyn Manesta, one of the Manchester suffragettes, refused to pose for a picture, a guard was brought in to restrain her in front of the camera. ‘But when the photograph of Evelyn Manesta appeared, the arm had been removed. The photographer had acted on official instructions to doctor the photograph so that it would be less controversial.’

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Christabel in prison dress, 1914. My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst. London: Virago Ltd., 1979. Originally printed 1914 by Hearst's International Library Co. USA. ISBN 0-86068-057-6

Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Christabel in prison dress, 1914. My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst. London: Virago Ltd., 1979. Originally printed 1914 by Hearst's International Library Co. USA. ISBN 0-86068-057-6