Virtual NYPL Program 3/9: Sex, Lies, and Suffrage History

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New York,
March 9, 2022
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archival Science, Biography, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Please join us on Wednesday, March 9th at 1pm EST for The New York Public Library's next Work/Cited program.

In this episode, NYPL's Cara Dellatte will be speaking with award-winning historian, speaker, and writer Kimberly A. Hamlin about her recent book, Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener.  Drawing from the Library's Paul Kester papers, Hamlin's book reveals the fascinating story of the “fallen woman” who reinvented herself and became the “most potent factor” in Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment.


Work/Cited showcases the latest scholarship supported by the rich collections of the Library with a behind-the-scenes look at how the finished product was inspired, researched, and created.

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Meredith Mann

The New York Public Library

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