Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. CORRECTION: Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by police on “Black Friday” in NOT Susan B.
Lucy Burns was an American suffragist women's rights advocate. In 1917 she was imprisoned at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing the White House. She endured the “Night of Terror” by the guards. Photo by Harris Ewing
A woman suffrage activist protesting after 'The Night of Terror.' 33 suffrage activists had been arrested for ‘obstructing traffic’ and were badly beaten by prison guards. 55 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever
Dora Lewis, on the infamous “Night of Terror” at Occoquan Workhouse, was hurled bodily into her cell. She was knocked unconscious and feared dead when she collided headfirst against her iron bed frame.