Join Poughkeepsie AAUW for this delightful December program!!
June 4 at 7pm
Elections were held, officers installed, robust discussion of suggested bylaw changes - 2 passed, one tabled, members honored for service and longevity, new board introduced, president's pin awarded and congratulations and thank-you to new and leaving board members - ALL ON ZOOM! More information>>
Taken from the pages of our newsletter The Branch
Bill Jeffway, Executive Director, Dutchess County Historical Society
Melodye Moore, Head of Collections, Trustee, Dutchess County Historical Society
Top: Lucretia Mott, one of the five organizers of the Seneca Falls convention in 1848 was a student and teacher at the Nine Partners Boarding School in what is today Millbrook. Bottom: Vassar College faculty were not allowed to publicly advocate for women's suffrage until after 1910. The leader of the Equal Suffrage League who did emerge at that time was Vassar Professor Laura J. Wylie.
This program was canceled due to caution concerning the coronavirus. Please read Mr Jeffway's article for information on the topic.
The following link will lead you to an article by Bill Jeffway will give you an overview of this journey to voter rights for women.
Family Court Judge
October 27, 2019, an afternoon of celebration for an outstanding woman!