Emily Howland, How They Did It? Grass roots social activism, and the battle for political equality.
Howland was also part of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union organizing lectures and meetings alongside Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. She was able to speak at the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention in 1878 and at the 1894 New York State legislature. Howland started the Cayuga County Political Equality Club located in Auburn, was comprised of both men and women who carried around and collected petitions. Finally, at the age of 92, Emily Howland was able to legally cast a vote in 1920