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Votes for Women!, a Reading & Discussion program at Keene Valley Library
May 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
One event on May 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on May 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on May 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on June 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on June 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm
VOTES FOR WOMEN! A READING AND DISCUSSION GROUP FOCUSED ON THE FIGHT FOR WOMEN’S VOTING RIGHTS IN NEW YORK
From the end of April to mid-June on five Monday evenings, we will meet to discuss books on the struggle women faced to be able to vote. The reading selections will include biographies of Alice Paul and Inez Milholland, essays on African-American suffrage leaders and the suffrage movement’s modern importance. In addition, we will hold a tea for famous women of history. Eight women will thoroughly research a famous woman, and create her character at an event. It will be an interpretive historical performance where attendees may engage the famous women in conversation about their work, families, or the time in which they lived.
The program is co-sponsored by the Keene Valley Library and Town of Keene Historical Society.