Long Island and the Woman Suffrage Movement

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May 19th, 2022 by burton33

Woman of the Month – May, 2022

Amelia Jenks Bloomer, 1818 – 1894  Amelia Jenks Bloomer is one of my favorite suffragists, not just because she introduced Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Susan B. Anthony, thus providing us with a wonderful team who worked tirelessly together for suffrage for over 50 years, but because of her courage. She first let her voice be […]

April 15th, 2022 by burton33

THE “SUFFS” COME TO OFF-BROADWAY!

The story of the heroic work of Alice Paul and her fellow suffragists comes to life in an ambitious new musical created by Shaina Taub, who wrote the music, lyrics and book, and also stars as Alice Paul herself. Taub’s musical at the Public Newman Theater tells the story of the woman suffrage movement in […]

March 5th, 2022 by burton33

Port Jefferson Women’s History Month Exhibit

In celebration of Women’s History Month the Village of Port Jefferson is currently running a show through March at the Village Center celebrating Woman Suffrage.. The exhibit also celebrates the work of costume specialist Nan Guzzetta, who shall always be remembered for her devotion to helping historians bring the people of the past to life […]

February 1st, 2022 by burton33

Remarkable Woman of the Month, February 2022

Katherine Houghton Hepburn, 1878 – 1951 The name Katherine Hepburn usually calls to mind the famous red-headed actress, star of stage and screen, who defied contemporary mores and lived life on her own terms. But before her there was another head-strong, fiery-tempered Katherine Hepburn whose passion for equality improved the lives of, not just her […]

January 9th, 2022 by burton33

Happy Birthday, Carrie Chapman Catt

On a cold November morning in 1872, in a farmhouse outside Charles City, Iowa, a drama unfolded that would change the course of history.  Thirteen-year-old Carrie Lane was breakfasting with her family when her father and their hired hand rose from the table and reached for their coats. They were going into the city to […]