Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

Emmeline Pankhurst or 1857 -- was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century

Trafalgar Square, London, 1920`s

Trafalgar Square, London ca. "Scanned picture from my grandfather's album, taken in the °

The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.

When playtime wasn't ruled by 'elf and safety: Photos show how children had fun before the industry took over

Old style Playgrounds help children learn to judge risks say experts (William Vanderson)

1950's playtime

The girl has her skirt tucked into her knickers, so as not to reveal them when she goes flying around the lamp post; but in do so she gives everyone a glimpse of her suspension system

Pride Street photo by W. Eugene Smith, 1955 An example of the old saying "A picture is worth a thousand words"

Pride Street Photographer: William Eugene Smith Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, I like the way the angle is on this camera. Just because that is showing a lot of light in some areas to give the picture more depth.

Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965.

Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965 / LONDON

Lost London -The sad story of Wellclose Square Stepney

The Lost Squares Of Stepney - William Palin evokes the lost glories of two of the East End’s forgotten architectural wonders, Wellclose Sq and Swedenborg Sq.

Post Office Tower - London - 1966

The Post Office Tower, completed Chief architects: Eric Bedford and G. Yeats of the Ministry of Public Building and Works.

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