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Hopefully we will soon reach the day when the celebration of women’s history is not limited to one month, but is celebrated throughout the entire year, marking no difference from men’s – “People’s history” it might be called. But until then we can’t resist this opportunity to use this month to celebrate the special women […]
Information from our colleague, Ellyn Okvist of the Lake Ronkonkoma Heritage Association: On June 8, 1915 THE SUFFRAGE TORCH went on a Statewide campaign led by the Women’s Political Union from Montauk Point Lighthouse to Buffalo, arriving on July 27, 1915. Mrs. Harriet Stanton Blatch, President of the Union, held a mass meeting on July […]