For the great Women’s Suffrage Parade in Washington DC in March 1913, Nellie Bly fulfilled the dual function of honored parade “herald” on horseback and reporter for the New York Evening Journal. Her report is vintage Bly, replete with flattering—borderline inappropriate—personal references that are so much a part of her signature style.
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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: June 14: Roosevelt Island Historical Society. 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. 2019: March 13: Scarsdale Woman’s Club