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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 17, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 24',
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HUNGER-STRIKE HEROINE COMES TO VISIT
LAND WHERE THE WOMEN VOTE
ENGLISH MILITANTS IN AMERICA Left to right; Mary Batten
Pooll, one of Mrs. Pankhurst's bodyguard, and Annie Kenney.
San Francisco, Cal. Annie Ken
ney, militant suffragette, associate of
Mrs. Pankhurst, 13 times in Hollo
way jail, and seven times on hunger
strike, put her foot for the first time
on land where women vote "when she
.landed recently in the U. S. to see
how women vote.
"Your men here are all workers,
and thinkers." said Miss Kenney,
"and for that reason you are, bound.to
get a higher standard of living, of
wages and of civic life. For that
reason Mrs. Pankhurst asked me to
come to America to see how it is
done that. I may learn and teach the
women when I go back'to London."
Miss Kenney, with Mrs. Pankhurst
and her two daughters, was the
founder of the Woman's Social-Political
"Union. As a child in the cot
ton miHs"in Manchester, England, she
hadseen the impossibility of better,-.
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