Brown leather autograph album containing the signatures and words of inspiration to Jessie from many women who took part in the suffragette movement from 1906-1913, including Mary Leigh and Marion Wallace Dunlop. Among the pages can be found the Shakespeare quote: "For a great right do a little wrong!"
Pinned into a card for the International Women's Franchise Club is part of a ribbon or banner held by Emily Wilding Davison on May 25th, 1913. Emily was a member of the WSPU and millitant fighter for the cause, but is mostly remembered for her death. She was trampled by King George V's horse at the 1913 Derby in a failed attempt to pin a suffragette badge onto the horse. Her death marked a culmination and a turning point of the militant campaign.
Kenney Papers, University of East (UEA) Anglia Archives
Baldock, Lucie Minnie
Enfield, Ellen S.U
Franklin, Hugh A.
Macdougall, Allan Ron
Stafford Dugdale, Joan
Wallace Dunlop, Marion
Wilding Davison, Emily
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