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The Valiant Women of the Vote
Josephy Center for Arts & Culture
"We now expect at once quite an immigration of ladies to Wyoming," wrote the Cheyenne Leader.
Many legislators voted for the bill hoping to increase the territory's female population.
These words were spoken after women's suffrage passed in Wyoming. Three years later, Anthony was arrested for voting in New York, which didn't legalize a woman's right to vote for another 45 years.
She stated, "I can throw my voice fairly well before an audience, except when a steamboat is whistling."
Consider viewing our sister, art exhibit: The Valiant Woman of the Vote, which is also available virtually.