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speaking June 29, Garrison NY - Hidden Life of Suffrage Scrapbooks

Last minute announcement – Humanities NY and the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, NY have asked me to fill in tonight, June 29, 6:30 in the library’s suffrage series. 244 more words

19th Century Media

Maybe, Maybe Not - My June Column for the Tetbury Advertiser

Little did I know when I ended last month’s column with a throwaway remark about being more tolerant of May (the PM) because I love May (the month) that the next day the former would call my bluff by announcing a snap general election in June. 408 more words

Writing

New database/resource launches: suffrageandthemedia.org (NYU Journalism)

NYU Journalism: New database/resource launches: suffrageandthemedia.org. “NYU Journalism is leading a team of editors and editorial board members of American Journalism: a journal of media history​ in the development of suffrageandthemedia.org, a new browse-friendly database and resource site, launched June 12, 2017, in tribute to the US women’s suffrage centennial celebration period, through 2020.”

New Resources

Democracy

In order for democracy to function properly, one of its requirements is that the electorate have sufficient knowledge of all candidates running for any given political office. 102 more words

Dr Elizabeth Bass Early 1900's Scrapbook Recipes Dietary Womens Suffrage Doctor

Dr Elizabeth Bass Early 1900’s Scrapbook Recipes Dietary Womens Suffrage Doctor
Early 1900’s Woman Doctor And Notable In The Suffrage Movement Book Is Dated 1905 And Is About Half Filled With What Looks Like Newpaper Clippings With Dietary Recommendations And Recipes Measures About 12" X 14" Shows Typical Use And Wear "around The Edges" No Major Issues Or Damage Stock #4906 Model – WH6ff92b86ff6ae99b… 19 more words

Collectibles

Voting; or, the democratic orgasm

There is something intriguing about voting. People of greater minds, and fingers, than me have expressed this. But at its heart lies the inviolable nature of democracy; voting is not merely voting, but the upholding of a time-honoured and intergenerational tradition. 183 more words