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Kate Frye's Diary: 20 April 1915: Condemnation Of The Prattlers For Peace

In April 1915 Kate Frye was still working with the New Constitutional Society for Women’s Suffrage when it was announced that an International Congress of Women would convene at The Hague. 543 more words

Kate Frye's Diary

Jessie Street ~ Australian Activist Ahead of Her Time

Day 346 of Colourisation Project – April 18

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 

She was the only Australian woman delegate at the founding of the United Nations in 1945; the initiator of the 1967 ‘Aboriginal’ amendment of the Australian Constitution; and a colleague of Pablo Picasso on the World Peace Council Executive. 613 more words


NO PEACE YET!, The East London Advertiser, Saturday 17 April 1915

The East London Advertiser

Saturday 17 April 1915


Mrs. Pankhurst who has recently returned from France, has steadfastly set her face against any peace terms being yet discussed.

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News From 1914-18

UK General Election 2015

In the United Kingdom it is common practice to not discuss religion or politics. We have a long and bloody history of disagreements on these topics. 703 more words


On A Visit To A Foodbank I Was Called A Suffragette

Hey everyone,  Day 14 of NaPoWriMo has resulted in a poem which is political but not party political. It is shall we say written in support of party activists and campaigners of all parties who the real work. 386 more words


Hillary Isn't the 1st: Meet Victoria Woodhull, America's 1st Female Presidential Candidate

After keeping this under my hat for almost a year, I’m very excited to announce the main character of my next historical fiction novel is none other than Victoria C. 544 more words

19th Century America

FILM "Boys Don't Cry" afterthoughts

My fiancé got mad at me when he found out I had never seen his favorite movie, “Boys Don’t Cry,” and then proceeded to have me watch it with him on Netflix. 363 more words

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