WSPU postcard of Flora Drummond, Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst arrested on 13 October 1908, on a charge of conduct likely to provoke a breach of the peace; from  LSE Library’s collections, 7JCC/O/02/064…


The Home Front, WHN Conference image 2014. Image courtesy Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service…


Eleanor Rathbone campaigning (unsuccessfully) for election as an independent candidate for East Toxteth in Liverpool in 1922; from LSE Library’s collections COLL MISC 1104…


Women’s History Magazine is sent to WHN members in Spring, Summer and Autumn; digital copies are available for download.…


The Women’s Land Army in Britain during the Second World War; from the collections of The Imperial War Museum (IWM non commercial licence).…


1970s London from the series On a Good Day by Al Vandenberg; © Victoria and Albert Museum, London…


WSPU waitresses at a fund-raising event at The Women’s Exhibition in London May 1909; from LSE Library’s collections, TWL/2002/387




Millicent Garrett Fawcett addressing  an estimated 50,000 women  at a mass suffrage rally in Hyde Park on 26 July 1913; from LSE Library’s collections, 7JCC/O/01/177…

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Royal British Legion F.A.N.Y Talk – Bedford Sept 22


The Royal British Legion, Bedford and District Branch

The Legacy of World War I Lecture Series: 22 September 2014

First Anywhere – Philomena Liggins

On the 5th August 1914, twenty-four year old Miss Grace Ashley-Smith went to the War Office to offer the services of the ladies of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. Thus begins the story of the determination, dedication and bravery of the F.A.N.Y. Corps on the battle fields of Belgium.

The venue of the each talk is The Great Hall, Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford MK40 2TU commencing at 7:30 pm and each will last about

WHN September Newsletter

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IFRWH Newsletter July 2014

The International Federation for Research into Women’s History Newsletter can be viewed here:  IFRWH Newsletter July 2014 

The IFRWH was founded in 1987 to encourage and co-ordinate research in all aspects of women’s history at the international level, by promoting the exchange of information, publication and arranging conferences. Membership is primarily by affiliation of national committees.…

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