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Women's Suffrage Regional Historians' Conference
Organised by Vote 100 in the House of Commons
10.30am to 17.30pm, 4 April 2016
Portcullis House, House of Commons, London SW1A 2LW
Elizabeth Crawford will be speaking on ‘Hidden from History?’: using genealogical data to recover the lives of suffragettes. The conference is an opportunity to join with others working on local and family history research relating to the campaign for votes for women.
Open to all: attendance is free, lunch and refreshments are included.
Booking is essential.
For more information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/womens-suffrage-regional-historians-conference-monday-4-april-2016-tickets-21259987194
Elizabeth Crawford on ‘Militancy had now begun in London’: the place of 20 Cavendish Square in the history of the suffrage movement
17:30pm, 27 April 2016
Royal College of Nursing, Library and Heritage Centre, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
In 1906, a deputation of suffragettes turned up at 20 Cavendish Square to protest about future prime minister Asquith’s opposition to female suffrage.
Open to all. Attendance is free. Refreshments provided.
For more information: https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/events/militancy-had-now-begun-in-london-20-cavendish-square-and-the-suffrage-movement
Elizabeth Crawford on Parliamentary Radio
Available as an MP3 file to download.
100 years since the Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison stepped into the path of the King's horse, Parliament pays tribute to her. Featuring the Labour MP Alison McGovern, Elizabeth Crawford, the suffragette historian, and Irene Cockroft, of the Bourne Hall Museum in Ewell, Surrey. All have their own Emily Wilding Davison stories, including an eye witness account of Emily’s funeral procession from Kate Frye.
To listen to Elizabeth Crawford Parliamentary Radio visit: womanandhersphere.com/2013/06/07/suffrage-stories-parliamentary-radio-interviews-recorded-at-the-emily-wilding-davison-event-in-the-house-of-commons-tuesday-4-june-2013/
Elizabeth Crawford writes for the British Library Untold Lives blog
Guest blogger Elizabeth Crawford writes for the British Library about Emily Wilding Davison and her friends as part of their series of stories on campaigns for women's rights.
To read the blog: britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/untoldlives/2013/06/emily-wilding-davison-perpetuating-the-memory.html
Elizabeth Crawford on the OUP blog: Why is Emily Wilding Davison remembered as the first suffragette martyr?
“She paid ‘the price of freedom’. Glad to pay it — glad though it brought her to death (..) the first woman martyr who has gone to death for this cause.” Who do you think was the subject of this eulogy? Was it Emily Wilding Davison, the centenary of whose death is being honoured this June?
To read the blog: http://blog.oup.com/2013/06/why-is-emily-wilding-davison-remembered-as-the-first-suffragette-martyr/