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We're Camping Tonight, song lyrics
Song: We're Camping Tonight
We're camping tonight on the White House grounds,
Many of the pickets are weary tonight,
"Tom Lawson(6), Barney Baruch(7),
But Tom came, willing, eager, too,
1 - Published in the Gettysburg Compiler, Saturday, February 24, 1917, No. 28, p.4 ""Camping Tonight" was the song to the Suffrage sentinels"
2 - Published in the Wichita Beacon, Monday, February 19, 1917, p. 2.
3 - The Art of Citizenship: Suffrage literature as social pedagogy, p.123., by Maggie Amelia Rehm, University of Pittsburg 2011. But Appendix, E.2 Song Lyrics of this dates this as March 3, 1917.
4 - This is a story of suffragists picketing the White House for women's rights to be able to vote.
5 - Human tissue damage caused by exposure to cold and humidity, was called, Chilblains.
6 - Believed to be: Tom Lawson.
7 - Barney Baruch.
8 - Charles Savin
9 - Otto Kahn.