Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragists

Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragists

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Miss Julia Hurlbut of Morristown, N.J., leading the sixteen members of the National Womans Party who participated in the picketing demonstration in front of the White House, Washington, D.C. July 14, 1917, which led to their arrest. These sixteen women were sent to the workhouse at Occoquan, on July 17, 1917, upon their refusal to pay fines of $25 each, but were pardoned on July 19, 1917.

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