Sunday, July 9, 2017

REMEMBERING ALICE PAUL PLUS CROTON'S ROLE IN WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE

Remembering Alice Paul--who died this date in 1977--click on the photo--plus a look back at Croton-on Hudson's part in this chapter of American history.

ALICE PAUL (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977) was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and one of the main leaders and strategists of the 1910s campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote. Along with Lucy Burns and others, Paul strategized events, such as the Woman Suffrage Procession and the Silent Sentinels, which were part of the successful campaign that resulted in its passage in 1920--read more here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Paul

CROTON'S PLACE:

--INEZ MILHOLLAND: BEAUTIFUL SUFFRAGIST ON A WHITE CHARGER - CHRONICLES OF CROTON'S BOHEMIA, ROBERT SCOTT 

http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/02/inez-milholland-scotts-chronicles-of.html

--DUDLEY FIELD MALONE, CHRONICLES OF CROTON'S BOHEMIA, THE COURAGE OF HIS CONVICTIONS, ROBERT SCOTT, PARTS 1 AND 2 

http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/02/dudley-field-malone-scotts-chronicles.html

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN SEEING THE VIDEO FROM CORNELIA COTTON'S RECENT CROTON FRIENDS OF HISTORY PRESENTATION: 10 OUTSTANDING CROTON WOMEN

http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/03/video-cornelia-cotton-presentation-10.html

AND CRYSTAL EASTMAN

--BIG MEN CONSULT VASSAR GIRL 1906?  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/07/crotons-bohemia-crystal-eastman-big-men.html

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