Discovering New York Suffrage Stories

Discovering New York Suffrage Stories

Special | 26m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

In New York State, the epicenter for reform in the mid 1800’s, women began their battle for the vote. The movement’s success depended on these women, but today, many of their stories are absent from the history. Meet a few of the diverse suffragists who tirelessly navigated issues of religious intolerance, sexism, politics, and racism as they fought for the vote and for women’s equality.

Aired: 02/01/21

Rating: NR

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Major support for Discovering New York Suffrage Stories was provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor and by the Susan Howarth Foundation and KeyBank in …