|Frontpage article of the Seattle Sunday times on a national gathering of Suffragettes, June 27 1909|
|Working Class women marching in London, 1911|
|During the Great War many suffragette-groups stopped their campaign to support the war-effort|
|But not all suffragettes: These women in New Jersey campaigned for women's rights in 1915|
|This is Suzanna 'Suze' Groeneweg, who became the first Dutch MP in 1918, for the Social-Democratic Labour Party.|
This was one year before Women's Suffrage was approved, and three more years before they actually had a chance to vote.
This is Sylvia Pankhurst, a very militant British Suffragette. She started of as the leader of a local suffragette group in East London. Her local group split off the main group and helped form the British Communist Party. She was very active in anti-fascism and anti-colonialism, as seen in the right picture.
|Suffragettes let themselves be imprisoned regularly to keep the movement in the news|
Aren't these pictures of passionate women beautiful? Lately I've been gushing over 1900-1920 pictures, particulary those from the women Suffrage movement. I hope you enjoyed them too!