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1910s. 1967

Footage from the early 20th century women’s rights/ suffrage movement. Shot of women protesting, carrying large banner. A group of well dressed suffragists walk down a staircase. Protest stills. Footage of white house picketing. Stills of suffragists organizing. Footage of the mass arrests of the picketers outside the white house. Shots the women getting put in cars or “paddy wagons”, police herding people, cops on horseback. President Wilson making a phone call and watching the action from a window. Stills of the arrests and aftermath.