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County Library To Host Anti-Suffrage Satire


Last updated 9/6/2021 at 10:21am

Michéle LaRue brings her one-woman show to the library on Sept. 14.

Just over 100 years ago, American women won the vote after a 72-year battle. Today, amid celebrations honoring that hard-fought victory, it's astonishing – and fun – to look back at women's arguments against voting. At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, Michèle LaRue will present "Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire," which does just that. The free performance will be held in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Pro-Suffragist Marie Jenney Howe wrote "Someone Must Wash the Dishes" in 1912. Titled "An Anti-Suffr...

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