Discovering New York Suffrage Stories

Mary Talbert

Clip | 4m 17s  | Video has closed captioning.

See how Mary Talbert, who graduated from Oberlin College, went on to become a teacher and eventually a principal. She moved to Buffalo in 1891, where she got married and established the Michigan Avenue Baptist Church. She was a powerful voice in the suffrage movement for women of color, seeing ballots as having the power to enact legislation that would guarantee American citizenship.

Aired: 02/01/21

Rating: NR

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Discovering New York Suffrage Stories is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

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 …