Slavery and Suffrage on Nantucket

Sammy Dalati Exhibitions

To elaborate on the history of the suffragist movements, the Nantucket Historical Association has assembled a group of objects—paintings, literary paraphernalia, sculptures, and more—from those two successive waves of activism, which helped win the vote first for Blacks, then for women.

A New England Gazeteer

Editorial Staff Calendar

Child’s apron, American, c. 1830. Photograph courtesy of Joan R. Brownstein American Folk Painting, Newbury, Massachusetts. Harriet Newell Keyes attributed to Thomas Ware (1803–1826), Pomfret, Vermont, c. 1820–1825. Photograph courtesy of Frank and Barbara Pollack, Highland Park, Illinois. Chest of drawers, Essex County, Massachusetts, c. 1700–1720. Photograph courtesy of Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. August is antiques month in New …