Silent Sentinels and the Night of Terror

When schools teach about women’s suffrage and the struggle to allow women the right to vote in America, we get the neat package. We hear tales of letter-writing campaigns, of activists walking in the streets holding signs, and of women giving rousing speeches. We are told President Woodrow Wilson supported them, which he eventually did. We learn that some were arrested. What we never hear is the story of how they were…

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Irene North

Irene North

Writer and journalist in Western Nebraska. I write about life in western Nebraska and interesting women from history.