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September 1918


The New York Times, September 2, 1918 – As a prelude to a proposed Western campaign, the National Woman's Party plans a demonstration in Lafayette Square for September 16. The women, who have been imprisoned, plan to speak in every state where women can vote for US senators. They intend to campaign against the Democrats, who control the US House and Senate, but who have failed to pass the Federal Suffrage Amendment. read clipping


The New York Times, September 10, 1918 – The French suffragists send a letter to Carrie Chapman Catt to thank President Wilson for his support of suffrage as a war measure. They say his stance has received extensive publicity in France. read clipping


The New York Times, September 17, 1918 – The National Woman’s Party burns President Wilson’s words on democracy in a demonstration in Lafayette Square. The police do not interfere, and no one is arrested. read clipping


The New York Times, September 24, 1918 – The chairman of the Woman Suffrage Committee in the US Senate says the suffrage vote, planned for this week, will not be delayed. read clipping

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