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Long Island and the Women's Suffrage Movement

For seventy-two long years, American women fought for the right to vote, and many women right here on Long Island were among them. The colorful and wealthy Alva Vanderbilt Belmont was the Island's more outspoken advocate for woman suffrage, but many others, including Katrina Ely Tiffany from Laurel Hollow and Rosalie Gardiner Jones from Cold Spring Harbor contributed to the effort. Antonia Petrash presents this program.

Monday, 16 June, 2014