In 1912 Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th amendment giving women rights. This was a large success story as so much progress had been made since the original constitution was signed only 65 years earlier. Celebrate the State’s rich history and progress today celebrating 100 years since the suffrage march, and nearly 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified.
19th Amendment to U.S Constitution. (2013). In Our Documents. Retrieved March 3, 2013, from http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=63
Harvey, S. (2001). Marching for the Vote. In American Women. Retrieved March 3, 2013, from http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/aw01e/aw01e.html
The Women's Suffrage Movement. (2013). In Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved March 3, 2013, from http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/tp-032/
Museum Intern, UW-Whitewater Communications Major