In 1917, the National Woman's Party, staged protests at the gates of the White House every day to garner nationwide attention on the suffrage movement. The nonviolent protests ultimately led to attacks, arrest, imprisonment and force-feeding of the women. The National American Woman Suffrage Association and its affiliates were vocal in condemning the pickets and demonstrating ongoing support of the government and President Wilson. For more information and resources on the women's suffrage and equal rights movements, visit lewissuffragecollection.omeka.net.
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