PLAINFIELD, NJ - History lovers turned out for the annual Tri-County History Fair held at The Plainfield Public Library on Saturday. Organizations from Middlesex, Somerset, and Union Counties hosted tables filled with information and valuable resources.  

On the agenda were Carol Simon Levin and Dr. Lawrence Hogan. Levin, author and storyteller, presented a short lecture on “Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage.

Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, who lived in both Plainfield and North Plainfield, was the subject of the presentation. 

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The Best Kept Secret in American Journalism: The Associated Negro Press” was presented by Lawrence Hogan, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Union County College.

 

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