This week’s guest on The Historians Podcast is Kimberly Collins, who focuses on women involved in the 1912 Appalachian Coal Mine Wars in her native West Virginia in her historical novel Blood Creek. [Read more…] about Women and Appalachia Coal Mine Wars
The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host a special lecture about friendships between men and women in early America on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2 pm.
This lecture is part of a series of programs related to the museum’s current exhibition The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle, which is on view through December 29, 2019. The guest speaker will be Cassandra Good, Assistant Professor of History and Politics at Marymount University. [Read more…] about Early Am Republic Friendships Lecture In Albany Sunday
The New York City Public Design Commission has approved the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument placement in Central Park. The statue of women’s rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony, will be the first statue depicting real women in the 165-year history of the park.
The Women’s Rights Alliance of New York State has announced the schedule for its conference Women’s Rights and Justice in New York State: Past and Present to be held November 1 and 2, 2019 in Syracuse. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights and Justice Conference Details Set
The Women’s Rights Alliance of New York State Inc. has announced the agenda for it’s upcoming Women’s Rights and Justice in New York State, Past and Present Conference, set for November 1st and 2nd, in Syracuse.
The conference will include 15 presentations and 43 presenters, all representing programs produced in preparation for the 2020 women’s suffrage 100th anniversary celebration for women’s right to vote in the United States. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Alliance Conference Nov 1-2
A program on the bicycle’s impact on the social status of women in the years before Women’s Suffrage in New York State, led by historian Kjirsten Gustavson wearing her reproduction 1890s bicycle costume, has been set for Saturday July 27th, at 10 am, at Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site. [Read more…] about Women’s Bicycling History Program at Sackets Harbor
The Southampton History Museum has announced High Style in the Gilded Age: Southampton 1870-1930, a new exhibit set to open Saturday, August 17th with an opening reception from 4 to 6 pm.
With the arrival of the railroad in 1870, Southampton began its swift ascent to fashionable status. New Yorkers, spared a grueling journey by stagecoach or an overnight boat trip, could now make the trip in a few hours. While the early years of the Southampton summer colony were marked by a professed enthusiasm for the informal pleasures of country life, it was perhaps inevitable that the taste for Gilded Age excess, then sweeping over the city, would begin to assert itself in Southampton.
In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World, Flora Fraser joins us for one of those conversations. We’ll talk about biography, and in doing so, she’ll tell us what it was like to grow up as the daughter and granddaughter of two famed, British biographers and about the genre of biography and how it developed in the United Kingdom. [Read more…] about Biography And A Biographer’s Work
Mary E. Corey’s new book Political Life and Times of Matilda Joslyn Gage (Paramount Market Publishing, Inc, 2019), looks at the life of advocate, activist, intellectual, and leader, Matilda Joslyn Gage.
From her first convention speech in 1852 to the publication of her magnum opus, Woman, Church and State, her speeches, writings, and advocacy were and remain an education in women’s history. Gage’s greatest contribution to the women’s movement rests on her scholarship, based on careful research, well documented and written in the best scholarly manner of its time. [Read more…] about New Book: Political Life and Times of Matilda Joslyn Gage
Queens College has announced the exhibit, “Ladies from Your Past,” which looks at famous women of history, provides a positive image of women and aims to inspire young adults to follow their passion. [Read more…] about Queens College Offering “Ladies From Your Past” Exhibit