Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Newspaper Tidbit

Manassas Journal
January 8, 1915

PLEAD WITH SUFFRAGISTS. Mrs. C. E. Nicol and her daughters, the Misses Fanny Julia and Marie L. Nicol, were numbered among the 100 democratic women, many of them voters, who visited the White House Wednesday to try again to persuade President Wilson to support the constitutional amendment for nation-wide woman's suffrage. The President told the women he admired greatly their skill and tenacity in the campaign, but he added that he was opposed to granting women suffrage through federal action.

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