Women’s Consortium slated to sponsor play

GLOVERSVILLE — In honor of Women’s History Month, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium will be sponsoring a play at 1 p.m. March 30 in the Carnegie meeting room at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St. Donations will be accepted, according to a news release.

The play will portray how local women suffragists and anti-suffragists participated in the long, nationwide struggle for women’s right to vote and will includes suffrage songs.

The program was organized by the Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls, Warren County; Kim Harvish, museum educator, will serve as moderator.

Sandi Rhodes portrays a Glens Falls suffragist, Eva Kingl; Patricia Dolton, who has knowledge in suffrage music, will lead the songs; Frieda Toth will portray Lucy Price, an anti-suffragist from Ohio, who spoke in Glens Falls.

There will be an opportunity for discussion following the presentation. Refreshments will be available.

For more information, contact Helen Martin at (518) 762-7638 or e-mail: [email protected]

By Josh Bovee

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