Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action
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Susan Goodier, author of “No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement,” and professor, SUNY Oneonta, specializing in U.S. women’s activism, especially suffrage activism, from 1840 – 1920, will speak on Hester Jeffrey. 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.