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On Oct. 26, a launch party for the book NY Votes for Women: A Suffrage Centennial Anthology was held at the History Center of Tompkins County Tompkins County legislature declared 2017 the “Year of the Woman” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York state 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of the women’s suffrage act in New York state. Stacey Murphy and Nora Snyder, leaders of the Writer’s Block Party, which is a group of writers in the Ithaca community, were inspired by the idea of the centennial, especially after Tompkins County legislature decided to…

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