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Mildly Militant Suffragists Who Are Picketing the White House

Title

Mildly Militant Suffragists Who Are Picketing the White House

Subject

The Silent Sentinels
Militants
Woodrow Wilson
The Congressional Union

Description

This newspaper article shows and discusses how the "mildly militant" Silent Sentinels from the Congressional Union blocked two entrances to the white house in an effort to get President Wilson to support women's suffrage. After their demonstrations, the Silent Sentinels were arrested for "obstructing traffic" and caused an angry mob.

Source

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Publisher

Detroit Free Press

Date

Jan. 13, 1917

Contributor

Kyra Williams-Davis

Format

application/pdf

Collection

No Collection

MLA Citation

“Mildly Militant Suffragists Who Are Picketing the White House,” Student Digital Gallery, accessed April 3, 2020, https://digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/student/items/show/12739.