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Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire

October 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire

Monmouth County Archives and History Day, Saturday, October 12, 1:00 p.m

Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726

Sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities’ Public Scholars Program


Marie Jenney Howe (1870 – 1934), a woman who “did not choose to be important,” most certainly was. The Syracuse, NY, native became a prominent Unitarian minister and Pro-Suffragist—a catalyst and leader in many social reforms, and an influential writer. Howe’s “side-splitting “An Anti-Suffrage Monologue (1913) is illuminated by a lively lecture putting the arguments of the Anti’s in historical context.

Performed by: Michèle  LaRue

Directed by: Warren Kliewer


October 12, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ, 07726 United States