September 11, 2021
293 N Main St
Canandaigua, NY 14424
1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse program “Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action”
Saturday, September 11, 2021
1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse program “Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action” At Granger Homestead, 293 N Main St, Canandaigua NY. Third in free series: The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage: Politics and Race. Offered with support from Humanities NY. Speaker Susan Goodier is author of “No Votes for Women: The New York State anti-Suffrage Movement”, and professor at SUNY Oneonta, specializing in US women’s activism, especially suffrage activism, from 1840-1920. Hester Jeffrey was a suffragist and political activist, organized the WCTU-Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in Rochester, the National Assn of Colored Women’s Clubs, and was a friend and eulogist of Susan B Anthony. Informal Q&A to follow. Visit the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse website.