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Grant contacted groups specializing in suffragette issues.
White, small and spare, the chapel went on to host Ohio's first kindergarten, Ohio's first women voters and several crusaders, such as famed suffragette Susan B. Anthony, according to local journalists and historians.
Several suffragette leaders will be added to the $10 bill and former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt will appear on the $5 bill.
This year's election took place 104 years to do the day since Emily Davison gave her life to the suffragette cause by jumping in front King George V's horse at Epsom racecourse in 1913.
And this is the place where a Manchester girl named Emmeline Pankhurst from the streets of Moss Side led a suffragette city with sisterhood pride/
This week’s women focused on how to look haute in hectic times: suffragette white for big night benefit dresses, flapper fringe for post-Met Gala dancing, sergeant pepper jackets and animal prints to roar stylishly by night.
Among those represented are the Bronte sisters, American Olympian Gertrude Ederle — the first woman to swim across the English Channel — and Emily Wilding Davison, a tragic figure in the suffragette movement.
The early suffragist movement gave rise to the suffragettes, writes the BBC.
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: a woman who worked to get voting rights for women in the past when women were not allowed to vote
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