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“I’ve Got as Much Right Here as Anyone” — When Hell’s Kitchen Became ‘Suffragette Slope’

Hell’s Kitchen has at times been known by other less popular names — Clinton, Midtown West, and even Mid-West — but in 1910, seven years before women got the vote, the arrests of six female election “poll watchers” led to the area being nicknamed “Suffragette Slope”.  “That interesting section of the city once described as Hell’s […]