November 10, 2017 –
One hundred years ago — nearly to the day — New York granted women the right to vote. Two years later, after decades of struggle, it became national law. Why did earlier campaigns fail? What role did NYC play in realizing this old dream? And what happened after? With authors Lauren Santangelo, Susan Goodier, and Brooke Kroeger and a preview of Dawn Scibilia's documentary in progress on the decades between first and second wave feminism, in which New York played a special role..
The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Brooke’s “Summer Camp Newsletters” (with photos and often video) and Facebook posts from book-related appearances. Reviews, notices, and articles about her books under their titles here. National History Day contestants, please read this.
Next up: Scarsdale Women’s Club, March 13, 2019.