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Library to host "The Tea Party Controversy"

Crook County Library will host the program “The Tea Party Controversy: Investigating the Origins of Wyoming Woman Suffrage” by Kylie McCormick on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room in Sundance. The program is free and open to the public.

The origins of woman suffrage in Wyoming has long been shrouded in debate: should Esther Hobart Morris be given the name “mother of woman suffrage” or is she someone who has received “more credit than she deserves”? Diving into the details of the tea party controversy, this presentation offers a new perspective on the early suffrage activis...