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Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action
September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
Suffragist and political activist, Hester Jeffrey worked for the Women Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), National Assn. of Colored Women’s Clubs, including in Rochester, and was a friend and eulogist of Susan B. Anthony. Speaker Susan Goodier, author of “No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement,” and professor, SUNY Oneonta, specializes in U.S. women’s activism, especially suffrage activism, from 1840 – 1920.