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Leonora Cohen of Leeds West Yorks, E,gland pictured with other suffragettes in old age

Leonora Cohen (centre) of Leeds West Yorks, England pictured with other suffragettes

Suffragette dress made by Leonora Cohen in 1914

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Leonora Cohen JP OBE Leading suffragette from Leeds: famous for smashing a showcase in the Jewel House at the Tower of London and for her hunger strike at Armley Gaol, Leeds in 1913

Leonora Cohen JP OBE Leading suffragette from Leeds: famous for smashing a showcase in the Jewel House at the Tower of London and for her hunger strike at Armley Gaol, Leeds in 1913

Proud to be a feminist!

"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.' Rebecca West, doormat here!

Whatchu know about Hazel Scott? She was the first black woman to have her own television show and was married to Adam Clayton Powell. She was blacklisted during the McCarthy era and her show was quickly cancelled.

Whatch do you know about Hazel Scott? She was the first African American woman to have her own television show and was married to Adam Clayton Powell. She was blacklisted during the McCarthy era and her show was quickly cancelled.

Quarry Hill Flats, Kitchen

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Dorothy Newell, an outgoing young woman with a sense of humor, promotes women's enfranchisement by wearing the words "Votes for Women" emblazoned on her back. Suffragists tirelessly publicized their cause in more conventional print forms, churning out banners, flyers, posters, articles, and newspapers © Underwood & Underwood/Underwood & Underwood/Corbis.

Dorothy Newell, an outgoing young woman with a sense of humor, promotes women's enfranchisement by wearing the words "Votes for Women" emblazoned on her

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