100th Anniversary Events You Can Adapt or Copy
**NOTE: If you have done something different please send to LWVNYS.
All Leagues in NYS are requested to do this on July 4, 2019
BREAKFAST, LUNCH OR DINNER WITH A SUFFRAGIST
An Afternoon with Eleanor
Join us May 4 to celebrate LWVNYS’s centennial!
Breakfast with Carrie Chapman Catt
August 24, 2019 – LWV Hamptons sponsored re-creation of August 1913 suffrage rally in East Hampton, starting in front of suffrage leader May Groot Manson’s house. Marchers, approximately 200 in all, wore white or period dress and “Votes for Women” sashes. Rally ended with program at East Hampton Library that included speaker Coline Jenkins, descendant of Harriot Stanton Blatch, who spoke at 1913 rally, and NYS Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, chair of NYS Suffrage Centennial Commission. Many community groups participated.
“THE SUFFRAGIST MOVEMENT: WOMEN WORK FOR THE RIGHT TO VOTE”
by Arlene Hinkemeyer, Ó Arlene Hinkemeyer