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Frances Willard – 1839 – 1898 When historians hear the name Frances Willard they immediately associate her with the temperance movement, and with good reason. Temperance was her first passion; she was President of the WCTU (Women’s Christian Temperance Union) for almost twenty years, and during her tenure shaped the group into a well-organized entity, […]
Hundreds turned out yesterday on a beautiful late summer Sunday to celebrate the New York State suffrage centennial. Celebrants came from all over the Island, including our own Long Island Woman Suffrage Association from the Glen Cove area. After a parade of floats and banners, the group gathered at the American Legion Hall 155 to […]
The Suffrage Rally is almost here! Join us on Sunday, September 10 in Ronkonkoma as we celebrate the New York Suffrage Centennial with a parade and rally. Line up for the parade is at 11am at the corner of Carlson Road and Hawkins Avenue; parade will go to the American Legion, 115 Church Street, Lake […]