Suffolk County Historical Society’s Book & Bottle Series: The Suffragents, November 16, 2017

There are two vitrines filled with ephemera representing Suffolk County’s best known suffragists, none of whom, as it happens, had “suffrage husbands.” The major Long Island figures were James Lees Laidlaw, Ward Melville, Norman De Rapelye Whitehouse, and Stephen Hewlett. continue reading