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Nineteenth Amendment Celebration at Bookseller in Grass Valley

Submitted by Chris Enss
Community members are invited to celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment with author Chris Enss from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Bookseller in downtown Grass Valley. Enss will be signing copies of her new book, “No Place for a Woman” and discussing the struggle for suffrage.
Submitted by Chris Enss

The suffrage movement began in New York, but women on the American Frontier were voting long before the rest of the country were allowed at the polls. The new book, “No Place for a Woman: The Struggle for Suffrage in the Wild West,” by New York Times best selling author Chris Enss, is the story of the women who helped settle the West and who ushered in voting rights decades ahead of the 19th Amendment.

“No Place for a Woman” explores the history of the fight for women’s rights in the West, examining the conditions that prevailed during the vast migration of pioneers looking for free land and opportunity on the frontier, the politics of the emerging Western territories at the end of the Civil War, and the changing social and economic conditions of the country recovering from war and on the brink of the Gilded Age.

Community members are invited to celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment with author and Nevada County resident Chris Enss from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Bookseller in downtown Grass Valley. Enss will be signing copies of “No Place for a Woman” and discussing the struggle for suffrage.


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