New book by Susan Anthony-Tolbert showcases four Women of Courage

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As part of the commemoration of both Women’s History Month in March and the passage of the 19th Amendment by both Houses of Congress, the stories of the courage of four American women are presented in Behind Lady Liberty’s Right Shoulder! Women of Courage in the Explosions at Black Tom Island and Kingsland, New Jersey: 1916-1917 by Susan Anthony-Tolbert.

Proceeds from the book will benefit Lancaster Virginia Historical Society, Lancaster, and The Northumberland County Historical Society, Heathsville, where they can be purchased.

Three of these courageous ladies received only passing notes in the…