Hudson Valley Chronogram Short Takes
The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote
Excelsior Editions, September 1, 2017, $24.95
Just in time for the November centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage in
New York, The Suffragents examines men’s roles in the historical feminine
milestone. With the formation of the Men’s League for Woman’s Suffrage in
1909, the league soon grew from 150 founding members to thousands
advocating across over 30 states in 1917. Kroeger details how key members of
the league fought relentlessly to alter the course of history.
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The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards competition.
National History Day contestants: Please read this.
Next up on the calendar in 2018: July 7 East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (hosting with Sara Davison the garden author and expert Charlotte M. Frieze) : August 4: Shelter Island Historical Society. In 2019: March 13: Scarsdale Woman’s Club
Read reviews, notices and articles about The Suffragents (and previous books under their titles), articles by Brooke, Facebook posts, and Brooke’s informal “Summer Camp Newsletters,” posted, with photos and often video, after her appearances.