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December 1917

 

The New York Times, December 1, 1917 – Universal suffrage for men and women is adopted in the Netherlands. read clipping

 

The New York Times, December 3, 1917 – Eight women from the National Woman’s Party, who were imprisoned in the Occoquan Workhouse, are suing for damages. read clipping

 

The New York Times, December 6, 1917 – The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on two federal amendments this month: prohibition and suffrage for women. read clipping

 

The New York Times, December 10, 1917 – Dudley Field Malone, who resigned his government position in protest over the treatment of the imprisoned suffragists, praises the women in the National Woman’s Party. read clipping

 

The New York Times, December 10, 1917 – The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), led by Carrie Chapman Catt, gets ready to hold its forty-ninth annual convention in Washington. Women from all of the forty-eight states are represented. The focus of the suffragists will be passage of the Federal Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

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