Votes for Women!

2017 marks the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York State. Explore the rich history of the Women’s Suffrage movement through literature with “Votes for Women!”, a reading and discussion series at Seymour Library. Cayuga County Historian Dr. Linda C. Frank will facilitate the discussion series sponsored by Humanities New York.

Join us for a brief intro meeting on Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30 pm.

Participants are encouraged to attend all five sessions.

  • Wednesday April 12 at 6:30 pm Intro Session
  • Monday, May 1 at 6:30 pm
  • Monday, May 22 at 6:30 pm
  • Monday, June 12 at 6:30 pm
  • Monday July 10 at 6:30pm

Featured texts will be:

  • Sex Wars: A Novel of Gilded Age New York by Marge Piercy
  • African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920 by Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
  • Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited edited by Jean H. Baker
  • A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot by Mary Walton

Books will be available to pick up in the History Discovery Center starting April 10th. Supplies are limited, so if interested please register by contacting the library at 252-2571 or stop in at the main desk to sign up.

A special thank you to Humanities New York for making this program possible.