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The Actresses’ Franchise League from 1914 to 1928
Naomi Paxton

in formation from Charing Cross to Hyde Park.61 The press had not forgotten the League’s role in demonstrations before 1914: The procession took … a route full of memories for the veterans … the Actresses’ Franchise League … remembering that since they marched in the last great procession they had set going the schemes of service that led to the wide development and organization of women’s war work.62 A year later, the AFL was a signatory to a letter from Lady Rhondda – who had first petitioned in 192063 for the right to take her place as a hereditary peer in the

in Stage women, 1900–50