In 1912, Edna Kearns was president of the Rockville Centre, NY suffrage club. She advertised the next meeting of the organization by way of her parasol. Campaigning on the local level like this was characteristic of women on the local level spreading the word. Suffrage lost in the 1915 New York referendum, but it passed in 1917. The articles of this time are fragile…

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Long Island is distinctive in the community enthusiasm for installing heritage road markers in different communities around the state. There is also work underway to place votes for women markers in states across the nation to coincide with 2020 and the centennial observance of U.S. women voting.

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