The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse in Farmington will host “Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer,” a program set for Sunday, September 26th, at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY. [Read more…] about Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer
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The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will present “Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action,” a program set for Saturday, September 11th, at the Granger Homestead in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY.
Jeffrey, a suffragist and political activist, organized the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Rochester, the National Assn. of Colored Women’s Clubs, and was a friend and eulogist of Susan B. Anthony. [Read more…] about Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action
The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will continue their “Struggle for Women’s Suffrage: Politics and Race” series with “The Famous Friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass” on Sunday, August 22nd in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY. [Read more…] about Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass’ Notable Friendship Presentation
Fannie Lou Hamer was a giant in the continuing struggle for voting rights. She was a sharecropper in Mississippi in the segregated South. Voting was just one of the rights denied to Black people. [Read more…] about Fannie Lou Hamer Event in Canandaigua July 31st