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Emily Davison

Did you know that on this day in 1872, Emily Davison was born? Emily Davison was the British suffragette who tragically died after being trampled by the king’s horse on Epsom Derby Day, 1913. 70 more words

Anniversaries, Celebrations & Commemorations

Kate Sheppard

‘All that separates, whether of race, class, creed or sex is inhuman and must be overcome.’
Kate Sheppard

Born Catherine Wilson Malcolm on 10 March 1847 in Liverpool, England, Kate – as she preferred to be called – spent her early childhood in London, Dublin and Nairn. 580 more words

Sheroes Of History

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont


Alva Vanderbilt Belmont was a supporter of women’s suffrage who provided the financial backing for many of the movement’s campaigns and endeavors. As a wealthy woman who moved in the upper circles of society, Alva had a lot of influence and resources, and she directed them toward the cause of demanding the right to vote for American women. 265 more words

Women's Rights

Rock the Vote, female edition: Chicks who think "Titanic" was just a film, not an actual event

Talk about “low information”!

Someone actually thought women’s suffrage was a good idea?

h/t: Kathy Shaidle

Posted by Charlotte Allen

Happy Birthday Marmee!

Hello SK friends!

Just a quick note to wish Marmee, aka Abigail May Alcatt, a Happy Birthday.

Marmee was born this day in Boston in 1800. 150 more words

Louisa May Alcott/Alcatt