The National Archives
Power, Politics & Protest
> Source 1
A leaflet describing the force-feeding of suffragettes at Walton Gaol, Liverpool, December 1909
(Catalogue ref: HO 144/1052/187234)
What happened to these suffragettes when they were imprisoned?
How does the author of the leaflet show anger at how the suffragettes have been treated? (Look at the words used to describe these events.)
Why are electors (voters) being encouraged to vote against the Liberal candidate in the next election?
Does this leaflet show us anything about the organisation the suffragette movement?