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The Little Known Story of the Night of Terror Women39s History

The Little Known Story of the Night of Terror Women39s History


The Little Known Story of the “Night of Terror” - Women's History Month Reading

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This is the story of our Mothers and Grandmothers who lived only 90 years ago.

we often tell a sanitized version of the story. We talk about letter-writing campaigns, activist conferences, and stirring speeches — and occasionally, ...

Lucy Burns in the Occoquan Workhouse, left; the Washington Times from July 19,

Florence Bayard Hilles, chairman of the Delaware Branch of the NWP and member of the national executive committee, was arrested picketing the White House ...

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A woman suffrage activist protesting after 'The Night of Terror.' 33 suffrage activists had been arrested for 'obstructing traffic' and were badly beaten by ...

Alice Paul, left, national chairman of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, and

Suffragists march to the White House in the spring of 1917 to demand voting rights. (AP)

In 1917, the 'Night of Terror' at a Virginia prison changed history.


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Dora Lewis, on the infamous “Night of Terror” at Occoquan Workhouse, was hurled bodily into her cell. She was knocked unconscious and feared dead when she ...

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Alice Paul toasting (with grape juice) passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. August 26, 1920

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Four hours later, Occoquan Superintendent W.H. Whittaker set his guards upon the women. Dora Lewis, thrown into a cell, hit her head on an iron bed.

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