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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleStocks, Lady
Ref No8SUF/B/001
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 1
Date21 May 1974
Extent26:36 mins
Admin Biographical HistorySee biography for Mary Stocks
DescriptionInterview took place at Aubrey Lodge, Aubrey Road, London, W8. Also see interview 8SUF/B/002 and other related interviews [8SUF/B/064, 8SUF/B/124, 8SUF/B/125]

Interview summary:
0:00 mins:
Organisation of National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) processions by Philippa Strachey and relationship with police (violence at Trafalgar Square / NUWSS pilgrimage to London in 1913). Qualities of Parliamentary Secretaries (Catherine Marshall and Eva Hubback) and relationships with MPs. Unveiling of Sylvia Pankhurst's statue. Friendship with as well as work, private life and personality of Violet Markham.

15:00 mins:
Opinion of Emmeline and Frederick Pethick-Lawrence and her activities in early suffrage campaigns. Eleanor Rathbone's (Chair of NUWSS) involvement in India in 1928. Reasons for the drive of women's rights campaign decreasing after late 1920s. Force-feeding of suffrage campaigners in prison. Views on and experience with the Times and Daily Telegraph newspapers.

[Sound becomes inaudible towards the end, when it becomes audible again Chrystal Macmillan is being discussed.]
Related Record8SUF/B/002
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 01
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