The History Center in Tompkins County 401 East State Street / MLK Street, Suite 100
Women’s Suffrage Talk by Karen Pastorello, PhD
In conjunction with First Friday Gallery Night and the Women’s Suffrage Exhibit at the Public Library, Karen Pastorello, co-author of Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State, will speak at the History Center in Tompkins County on Friday, July 6 at 6:00 PM. Pastorello will discuss how women in New York State struggled for over six decades to win the right to vote. She will highlight the grassroots activism of rural, urban, African American, Jewish, immigrant, and native-born women who formed a loose coalition aimed at attaining full suffrage for women.