TEACHING WOMEN A LESSON: In 1917 the warden at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia ordered his guards to teach a lesson to the suffragists imprisoned there because they dared to picket Woodrow Wilson's White House for the right to vote. For weeks, the women's only water came from an open pail. Their food--all of it colorless slop--was infested with worms. This is what some women had to endure in the fight for a woman's right to vote! This is WHY I VOTE!!!