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Author Stevens, Doris, 1888-1963, author.

Title Jailed for freedom : a first-person account of the militant fight for women's rights / Doris Stevens ; introduction by Angela P. Dodson.

Edition 100th anniversary edition.
First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2020.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  324.623 STE    AVAILABLE
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Description xxiv, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Leadership. A militant pioneer: Susan B. Anthony ; A militant general: Alice Paul -- Political action. Women invade the capital ; Women voters organize ; The last deputation to President Wilson -- Militancy. Picketing a president ; The suffrage war policy ; The first arrests ; Ocoquan Workhouse ; August riots ; Prison episodes ; An administration protest: Dudley Field Malone resigns ; The administration yields ; Political prisoners ; The hunger strike: a weapon ; Administration terrorism ; Alice Paul in prison ; The administration outwitted ; Political results ; An interlude (seven months) ; New attacks on the president ; President Wilson appeals to the Senate too late ; More pressure ; The president sails away ; Watchfires of freedom ; Burned in effigy ; Boston militants welcome to the president ; Democratic Congress ends ; A farewell to President Wilson ; President Wilson wins the 64th vote in Paris ; Republican Congress passes Amendment -- Appendices. Text of the National Suffrage Amendment ; Countries in which women vote ; Resolutions demanding investigations ; Suffrage prisoners ; Directors of national campaign executive committees listed by years ; Concerning political prisoners.
Summary A first-hand account of how suffragists in the National Woman's Party organized and fought a fierce battle for the passage for the 19th Amendment.
Subject Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
Suffragists -- United States -- History.
Added Author Dodson, Angela P., writer of introduction.
ISBN 9780762470365
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