Monthly Archives: November 2010

Night of Terror

On November 15, 1917, suffragists imprisoned after picketing the White¬† House faced violent attacks at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia. Lucy Burns, Dora Lewis, and other members of the National Woman’s Party were brutally beaten and abused, according to affidavits. … Continue reading

Toast the Woman’s Vote

The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum was thrilled to collaborate with sixteen organizations and Athena Vineyards to host Toast the Woman’s Vote on November 4, 2010. Friends and supporters of convened at the historic Tayloe House, the second headquarters of the … Continue reading