In the late 1800s, crusaders in Chautauqua County led a movement by launching the state’s first county suffrage association, influencing public sentiment and hosting several highly attended pro-suffrage events.
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Not everyone in Western New York in the late 1800s was a fan of the drink. Fredonia’s Women’s Temperance Union took a stand against alcohol in December 1873, successfully closing many drinking establishments and laying the roots for the national W.C.T.U..
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
While she certainly wasn’t the first Roosevelt to visit the Chautauqua Institution, Eleanor Roosevelt did so more frequently than her two famous relatives. Lori Humphreys recounts her several visits and speeches, along their impact on Chautauqua and the Nation.