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Library to host women's suffrage program

 

March 10, 2022

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Kylie McCormick at the Morris Pomeroy Marker.

Crook County Library will host the program "Fifty-One Years of Freedom: Wyoming's Suffrage Story, 1869-1920" by Kylie McCormick on Fri., Mar. 11 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room in Sundance. The program is free and open to the public.

In 1869 Wyoming made history as the first U.S. territory to give women the right to vote. Fifty-one years later, the nation followed Wyoming's lead.

A fresh take on a longstanding controversy, this presentation offers critical new evidence to Wyoming's suffrage story and restores the contributions to the movement made by both Dr. Grace Raymond Hebard and...



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