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Dorothy Day with her prison dress. In 1917, Day was one of forty women sent to prison for protesting women's exclusion from the electorate in front of the White House.

If A Woman Needs It, Should She Be Spanked? "Why not" says Miguel. "If they don't know how to behave." Frank says, "Yes, when they deserve it. As a barber I've got a lot of faith in the hairbrush." Teddy offers "You bet. It teaches them who's boss" and William (a *TOY FACTORY* owner!) believes "most of them have it coming to them anyway." Wow.

‘Clara “Mother” Hale, humanitarian who founded the Hale House, a sanctuary for drug-addicted and HIV/AIDS-infected babies in Harlem, NY, was born in Philadelphia, PA, on April 1, 1905.’

Washington, Aug. 26 -- The half-century struggle for woman suffrage in the United States reached its climax at 8 o'clock this morning, when Bainbridge Colby, as Secretary of State, issued his proclamation announcing that the Nineteenth Amendment had become a part of the Constitution of the United States.

Susan B Anthony was arrested by a U.S. Deputy Marshal for voting on November 5 in the 1872 Presidential Election two weeks earlier. She had written to Stanton on the night of the election that she had "positively voted the Republican ticket—straight...". She was tried and convicted seven months later. The sentence was a $100 fine, but not imprisonment; true to her word in court ("I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty"), she never paid the fine for the rest of her life.

Most decorated Veteran of WWII. If you haven't seen "To Hell and Back: The story of Audie Murphy" do it. Amazing what this kid did, and he played himself in the film.

No matter the color of our skin, texture or length of our hair, body shape, or taste in clothing we are ALL women and the laws created affect us all. So we must stand together and fight for what will be the best for our own self as well as those to come after us. Stay educated on the issues that surround us and let our voice be heard.

This ribbon was issued by Alice Paul's National Woman's Party, the group that picketed the White House. The colors of purple, white, and yellow were so clearly identified with Paul's group that no written identification on the ribbon was deemed necessary.

Margaret Vale Howe, niece of President Wilson, at New York Suffrage Parade in 1915. The Alaska Territorial Legislature approved women’s right to vote as its first official act in 1913.

I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for all