“Women’s Suffrage in Central NY” with Matthew Urtz – Sept. 27th, 6-7pm

Join us as Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz explains the roles local pro and anti-suffrage groups played supporting and fighting against Women’s Suffrage and the impact these organizations had on statewide and national efforts to both gain or stop women’s suffrage. He will also talk about the impact women voting had on local elections after receiving the right to vote.

Suffragists parade down Fifth Avenue, 1917.
Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.
The New York Times Photo Archives

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