TOMS RIVER – As part of its Women’s History Month celebration, the Ocean County Library will host Michèle LaRue in “Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffragist Satire” at five branches during March.
“Someone Must Wash the Dishes” is a satire written in 1912 by social reform pioneer Marie Jenny Howe.
Michèle’s character is a prim, affable anti-suffragist whose own rhetoric inadvertently illustrates the value of women’s voting rights.
“Someone Must Wash the Dishes” will be performed at the following branches:
Registration is required for these free events. Register by phone or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events.
The program is funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. The program is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH). Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of NEH or NJCH.02-12-whm.pdf