Alva Vanderbilt Belmont’s hat of aigrette feathers, coupled with an attention-getting comment about the need to horsewhip men from time to time, left her open to charges of cruelty to animals and the male of the human species in the Williamsport Gazette-Bulletin of Pennsylvania, as it carried announcement of the founding of the Men’s League for Woman Suffrage.
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Upcoming events 2008: March 4: Westchester County League of Women Voters. March 10: Keynote, Joint Journalism & Communications Historians Conference, New York City. April 15: Nassau County and Farmingdale-Bethpage historical societies at the Farmingdale Public Library. June 14: Roosevelt Island Historical Society.
The Suffragents in the news: Reviews of the book . . . Notices and articles about the Suffragents . . . Brooke’s articles in various publications . . . Brooke’s “Summer Camp Newsletters,” the logs posted real-time over more than three months of Suffragents launch events . . . and the Suffragents on Facebook.