It is right in 2018, a century after some women gained the vote, to recognise the leadership of Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett however their success could not have been achieved without the support of thousands of women in towns and cities up and down the country. 3,986 more words
Julia Ward Howe was born May 27th 1819. Abolitionist, advocate for social justice in general and womens’ suffrage in particular. Best remembered as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” which are lyrics she penned to the already popular song “John Brown’s Body”. 489 more words
Turbulent Londoners is a series of posts about radical individuals in London’s history who contributed to the city’s contentious past, with a particular focus of women, whose contribution to history is often overlooked. 954 more words
"Mother Knows Best?: The Conflicting Rhetoric of the Women's Suffrage Movement," by Risa Gelles-Watnick '21
One of our key partners in this project is the Essex Record Office who are helping us with advice, research and training.
The ERO holds archives that take up nearly eight miles of shelves and the items they care for include parish registers, diaries, letters, court records, wartime records, manorial records and school records. 313 more words