Book Talk – “Forgetting Ireland” by Bridget Connelly

Book Talk – “Forgetting Ireland” by Bridget Connelly

Watch on YouTube Join us for an exclusive talk with Bridget Connelly, author of “Forgetting Ireland”. This book resonates with our own genealogy projects here in Maine because Minnesota was another landing spot for the Connemara Irish. In addition to...
#19SuffrageStories -Number 4- Leonora O’Reilly

#19SuffrageStories -Number 4- Leonora O’Reilly

Leonora O’Reilly was born in 1870 New York City to Irish immigrants that had come to America to escape An Gorta Mor, or the Great Hunger. Leonora’s class makes her stand out from the other Irish American Suffragists that we have talked about so far. Born...
#19SuffrageStories – Number 3 – Vida Milholland

#19SuffrageStories – Number 3 – Vida Milholland

We could not talk about Inez Milholland without also talking about her sister, career singer Vida Milholland. If you missed yesterday’s post about suffragist Inez Milholland, you are going to want to check it out as it provides some nice context to...