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These five images come from an open-air meeting held at Laurencekirk mart in April 1908. In this month, a series of open-air meetings were held in Kincardineshire and Aberdeen, from Auchenblae to Aberdeen Fish Market. They were addressed by Miss Mary Gawthorpe, a formidable speaker, and Miss Helen Fraser....


Women Suffragists

A series of articles from the Aberdeen Daily Journal, between January 1907 and July 1914, relating to women's suffrage.


Ashley School Fire

Aberdeen's women suffragists were not particularly militant. However, in May 1913, the new annexe to Ashley Road School went on fire, and the blame was pinned firmly on militant women suffragists: women's footprints were found around the scene of the crime.


Political Cartoons

These political cartoons refer to women's suffrage in Aberdeen in the 1900s

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