Anne Gass

she/her

Independent historian

Anne B. Gass considers herself a “women’s rights history activist.” She loves sharing what she’s learned about this rich and complex history with others.

In the spring of 2021 Gass published We Demand: The Suffrage Road Trip, a historical novel based on the true story of a 1915 road trip for the suffrage cause.

Her first book was Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage, published in 2014. Florence was her great-grandmother, and was a Maine suffrage leader from 1913-1920.

Gass is a frequent lecturer on suffrage history, and is active in promoting women’s history and equality. She volunteers with the Maine Suffrage Centennial Collaborative and serves on the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women in Maine. She is the founder and principal of ABG Consulting LLC, and serves as Vice-Chair of the Gray Town Council.

 
Presentations

  • “Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage”
  • “We Demand: America’s First Cross-Country Automobile Trip for a Cause
  • “Patriotism, War, and Woman Suffrage”
  • “Women’s History, Women’s Future”