Tag: Emmeline Pankhurst

Centennial news from Dr. Helen Pankhurst in the UK!

 Suffrage Wagon News Channel for news & views of the women’s suffrage movement on Vimeo. This video is a reminder of the hard work and determination associated with American women winning the right to vote. NEWS FROM THE FIRST WAVE OF THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS MOVEMENT— The UK is in the midst of its suffrage centennial…


Dr. Helen Pankhurst message to American women on Day #4 of Suffrage Wagon Cafe opening festival!

Hi, I’m Marguerite Kearns on our fourth and final day of the opening festivities for Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Today we’re delighted to showcase the message to American women voters from U.K. women’s rights activist Dr. Helen Pankhurst. The casting of Meryl Streep to play English suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst in the “Suffragette” film has brought…


The “Spirit of 1776”

English suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst trumpeted the spirit of 1776 in her famous 1913 speech, “Freedom or Death,” when on a speaking tour in the United States: “We found that all the fine phrases about freedom and liberty were entirely for male consumption, and that they did not in any way apply to women. When it…