Selina Cooper


Selina Cooper (née Coombe) born Callington, Cornwall, England December 4, 1864 (d. 1946). Leading British suffragist; labor organizer; opposed both World Wars and draft; organizer Women's Peace Crusade, WILPF.


Pelted with eggs and tomatoes, she said, "I'm stopping here, whatever you throw, so go and fetch all the stuff you've got to throw." (Howarth, Nov. 1913,; photo Spartacus edu)