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Hoosiers Celebrate Women’s Suffrage

Anita Morgan presents: Gaining “The Power to Protect Herself”: Sixty-Nine Years of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Indiana.

Growing from a small group of Quaker abolitionists to a diverse organization of at least 10,000 members, the woman suffrage movement in Indiana persistently lobbied for the vote for sixty-nine years. Advancing from petitions presented to the state legislature to street meetings in downtown Indianapolis and auto tours to all parts of the state, three generations of women kept the pressure on until the state , three generations of women kept the pressure on until the state ratified the federal amendment on January 16, 1920.

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