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Taking liberties display; Women’s suffrage in Liverpool, throughout 2018

Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, throughout 2018

The 1918 Club is a discussion forum for women, established by Eleanor Rathbone in 1918, that meets regularly in Liverpool. The group created this display, working with objects relating to women’s suffrage in the Museum of Liverpool’s collections.

After viewing the objects and choosing which ones would best illustrate the story, participants then wrote labels to explain why these objects were important and what they tell us about the Liverpool campaign to give women the right to vote.

This display also includes oral history recordings of a number of Suffragettes telling their experiences first-hand.

The display is the first in a series focused on politics and community activism in the city.

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/peoples/womens-suffrage/