Long Island and the Woman’s Suffrage Movement

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For seventy-two years, American women fought for the right to vote. Prominent Long Island residents, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, among the most outspoken advocates of women suffrage, as well as Katrina Ely Tiffany and Rosalie Gardiner Jones, paved the way. Author and Executive Director of the Glen Cove Library, Antonia Petrash discusses this groundbreaking and historical period.