Miss Violet Helen Friedlander

Gender: Female

Marital Status: Single

Born: 1878

Died: 1950

Occupation: Writer

Main Suffrage Society: WSPU

Society Role: Honorary secretary

Arrest Record: Yes

Recorded Entries: 2


Other sources: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C4769024
Elizabeth Crawford, The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866?1928 (1999)

Further Information:

Family information: Violet's family were supportive of women's suffrage and the WSPU. Her brother helped make a banner for the WSPU West Ham, London, branch.

Additional Information: Violet joined the WSPU in 1908. She wrote a poem, 'The Women's Army', which was put to music and sung by WSPU members. She and her mother organised a WSPU campiagn in Lowestoft, Suffolk, and by 1910, Violet had become honorary secretary of the London Forest Gate WSPU branch. In 1912 she took part in a WSPU window-smashing campaign and was imprisoned for four months at Winson Green Prison, Birmingham.

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