The campaign for suffrage - source material

This section explores 16 sources from the campaign for women's suffrage. The sources that document the campaign are wide and varying and include a newspaper account of Emily Davison's infamous militant action at the Epsom Derby and a recording of Christabel Pankhurst's speech on her release from Holloway Prison in 1908. Cartoons, pamphlets, posters and letters are also included and each source is accompanied by detailed background information.

Source 1 - The Dignity of the Franchise

Source 2 - Fourteen reasons for supporting women's suffrage

Source 3 - What does women's suffrage mean?

Source 4 - Why I want the vote

Source 5 - Parliament and Wives and Mothers

Source 6 - Right to work

Source 7 - The Opponent's View

Source 8 - NUWSS

Source 9 - A Public Meeting

Source 10 - Force feeding

Source 11 - On Sale

Source 12 - The Daily Sketch

Source 13 - Letter

Source 14 - The Daily Graphic

Source 15 - Dora Thewlis

Source 16 - Christabel Pankhurst