By Kathryn Lasky
Because the struggle for women's suffrage heats up, Kathleen"Kat" Bowen will get to take part as her mom and her sister, etc with reference to her manage and act to win the perfect to vote.
January 19, 1917
The wooden line has been happening for over every week! and other people acknowledged they wouldn't final an afternoon and the elements nonetheless has no longer damaged. What's extra is information of the wood is spreading and increasingly more girls are coming from different components of the district and a few from as distant as
Maryland and Virginia. President Wilson felt so sorry for them within the chilly that he invited them in for espresso yet they refused. They acknowledged they'd in simple terms are available in to discuss a federal modification for the women's correct to vote. No espresso! This made me contemplate Sojourner Truth's phrases approximately males who aid elevate ladies into carriages and over dust puddles--that after all is the straightforward half, similar to giving them espresso. Giving them the vote is the demanding half.
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Additional resources for A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Washington, D.C. 1917 (Dear America Series)
The boys are all on Father’s side and Clary just wanders around clutching her dolly and smiling. I have no one — Alma” Alma didn’t need to say it, but I knew I would have to think up a good reason for her to come, something her father would approve, and certainly not serving tea to Alice Paul and the Woman’s Party. Marietta broke in. She must have been reading my thoughts and she must have read the note. ” I looked up, stunned at Marietta’s words. A big wide smile cracked her cinnamon-colored face.
Not a bit unwomanly or mannish as the papers often say. She is slender and delicate with an utterly peaceful face framed with wavy brown hair. There is a cunning dimple in her chin that gives her an almost playful look, until you look at her eyes, which are large and gray and very serious. But it is the stillness of her that most impresses. It is not the stillness of a statue nor one of a dead person — hardly! She is most alive. Mother calls it a Quaker stillness, for Quakers are much at peace within themselves, she says, and resolute in their beliefs, and Alice Paul is a Quaker.
In any case I have learned a lot from Marietta and none of it is one speck boring, unlike Miss Pruitt’s Academy. 18 JANUARY 9, 1917 Mother is as mad as I have ever seen her. She came back from that deput-what thing at the White House and she said — well, I couldn’t believe it — my mother said one word under her breath about the president that I think I would have been spanked for saying. She called President Wilson as dumb as — I shall write it here very small — A HORSE’S BEHIND. I cannot believe my very own mother said those words.
A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Washington, D.C. 1917 (Dear America Series) by Kathryn Lasky