‘Deeds not Words’ – Forgotten Birmingham Suffragettes and Suffragists

‘Deeds not Words’ – Forgotten Birmingham Suffragettes and Suffragists

The importance of Birmingham and the West Midlands in the story of women’s struggle for the vote has long been forgotten.

Now West Midlands History have turned a spotlight on the stories of the women who as suffragists devoted their lives to the cause and the suffragettes whose militant acts resulted in imprisonment and, often, force-feeding.

Dr Nicola Gauld highlights the importance of their struggle and discusses more in her important new book ‘Words and Deeds: Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832-1918’

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