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Odd Wisconsin Archive

Waited 106 Years to Vote

Dateline: Milwaukee, Nov. 1, 1920. As soon as Wisconsin women secured the right to vote, they turned out in large numbers. This centenarian's understated comment - - "I've waited a good many years for this opportunity" - - represented the feelings of thousands of new voters. Discover her story and see pictures of other women who voted for the first time in 1920 in Wisconsin Local History and Biography Articles.
:: Posted in Curiosities on February 11, 2004
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