As you all noticed, I didn't get to live-blog the conference. Anybody following me on Twitter got a good play-by-play, and I'll be summarizing all of my tweets in the next couple of days for y'all.
I'm still unwinding from WAM!, but I wanted to post this event so somebody in NYC can accompany me, purty please. Now you won't need to be jealous of all the cool people who got to meet me because you can just meet me yourself! =)
HOW the Suffragettes Did It!
Virginia Ann Harris, author of the book The Privilege of Voting, will share interesting little-known facts about the clash of personalities and dramatic events that led to the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Harris will focus on the life of young suffragette Alice Paul.
Alice Paul's high-profile activism led to her being arrested and jailed, and nearly committed to an insane asylum. Yet she kept up the fight. Thanks to her courage, and the steady push provided by the more established suffragette organizations, Alice Paul was able to cast her first vote in the 1920 election.
Date: Monday, April 6th, 2009
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM - EST
Location: 16 W 23rd Street, New York, NY
Cost: $10 (a small dinner will be provided)
RSVP: is mandatory for security reasons, please RSVP here.
Email Stephanie Morgan Kirby with any questions or concerns.