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Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Moderates
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* source 6
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* Extracts from the journal Votes For Women on the Suffragist 'Pilgrimage' to London in July-August 1913.
Source 6c: 1 August 1913, photograph of the crowd

(Votes for Women, 4 July 1913, 25 July 1913, 1 August 1913. Reproduced by permission of the British Library )
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The British Library, Votes For Women, 1 August 1913; crowd photo
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How to use this source to help you answer the big question   *
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how the Suffragettes helped to achieve the vote for women in 1918. You should consider:
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* Source 6a could simply have been drawn and all the various pilgrimages made up. What suggests this was not the case?
Practice questions

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* Source 6b shows how the people were organised in Hyde Park. What effect might this organisation have had on public opinion? *
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* Source 6c shows a photograph of the crowd. Is this useful evidence about the pilgrimage and its effect on public opinion? *
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