Interview With Liz Dale Discussing Suffragette General Flora Drummond
The suffragette movement is rightly remembered as a huge turning point in the way women were both perceived and treated within society. In this interview, Joni Keen interviews islander Liz Dale who discusses many topics including the life of Flora Drummond who was brought up on the isle of Arran and who went on to make a huge contribution to women across the United Kingdom.
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Podcast Ep 10 – Table Of Contents
Liz Dale Interview
1.40 Growing up in Pirnmill
3.13 What is a Pirn and it’s importance to Arran industry
6.43 Johnny Anderson – early photography
9.55 Liz introduces Flora Drummond
12.20 Flora’s first experience of discrimination
14.30 Flora moves back to England and marries Joseph Drummond
15.28 Flora discovers the inequality that women faced in the workplace
16.32 In 1905 Flora’s big life turning point
17.13 Hearing Emmeline Pankhurst speak
18.16 Where Flora got the title “general” from and various suffragette activities
23.45 Women get the vote
25.15 Flora’s death, burial and belated headstone raised in her memory
Resources & Links Mentioned In The Podcast
An excellent website outlining the suffragette movement.
The Wikipedia page on General Flora Drummond.
Painting of General Flora Drummond at the National Galleries of Scotland.