December 5, 1913: "We are going to see President Wilson if it takes all Winter."
December 4, 1913: Carrie Chapman Catt declared today that women demanded the vote nationwide without delay, and: "If the Constitution stands in our way, let's tear it up and make a new one!"
The only thing more frustrating than fighting the sheer will of the state is discovering that one's allies aren't all that invested.
December 3, 1913: An active, 12-hour workday for those attending the fifth day of the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention here in Washington, DC.
December 2, 1913: The treatment of women by the criminal justice system was denounced today by Louise DeKoven Bowen on the fourth day of the National American Women Suffrage Association's convention.
Today in Herstory: The National American Woman Suffrage Association Kicks Off Its Longest-Ever Convention
November 30, 1913: Today's session got off to a rousing start with the unfurling of a giant banner reading, "WE DEMAND AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION ENFRANCHISING WOMEN."
November 25, 1917: The struggle of the imprisoned suffragists continues today, but Warden Zinkham now must deal with several dozen suffrage prisoners, nineteen of whom are hunger strikers.
November 24, 1917: Another day in court for some "Silent Sentinel" suffragists who have been imprisoned for picketing along the White House fence.
November 21, 1917: The number of suffragists being subjected to the ordeal of force-feeding has suddenly increased from two to five.
November 18, 1917: Suffragist Alice Paul has finally been transferred out of the psychopathic ward of Washington, D.C.'s District Jail, and today succeeded in smuggling a note out of the hospital ward where she is now being kept during her hunger strike and force-feedings.
November 17, 1917: Public support for the imprisoned "Silent Sentinel" suffragists is increasing now that newspapers have begun to print excerpts from a note written by Lucy Burns and smuggled out of Occoquan Workhouse. The lawyer for several of the women in Occoquan was also able to visit them yesterday and is still talking to...
November 13, 1917: Today, "Silent Sentinels," who are picketing President Wilson over his failure to support nationwide woman suffrage, first battled a hostile mob, and then were arrested by police - who chose not to arrest any of their attackers.
November 12, 1917: After all they've gone through, it's not easy to shock the suffragists who have been picketing President Wilson. But today they were truly caught by surprise.
November 11, 1917: Some of Paul's most ardent supporters rushed by and clustered below her window to salute her. "West Virginia greets you!" "Oklahoma is with you!" "New York salutes you!"
November 10, 1917: Today, forty-one brave suffragists answered the question of whether recent mass arrests followed by increasingly lengthy prison sentences would be enough to prevent American citizens from asserting their right to peacefully voice their demand for political equality. Their answer was a unanimous and defiant "No!"
November 7, 1917: The festive atmosphere that prevailed at suffrage offices last night continued this morning amid a run on "I Am A Voter" buttons by the newly enfranchised women of New York State at the headquarters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
November 5, 1917: It's nearly all over but the voting!
November 4, 1917: The New York State suffrage campaign is coming to an enthusiastic and optimistic finish with just two more days remaining until the vote.
November 3, 1917: It's hard to believe that it was just two years ago yesterday that the suffrage movement endured its worst setback, because its biggest victory may be just three days away!