Exerpt from "Wyoming Historical Collection" regarding the ratification fo national woman suffrage amendment

On January 26th 1920, the Wyoming Senate voted unanimously to ratify the 19th amendment. Eleven women attended the legislative sessions and were recognized for thier work for women's suffrage. On August 26th 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified after Tennessee voted in its favor. Edward Ivinson was the Mayor of Laramie, Wyoming having had made his fortune from a banking career. Ivinson later in his life donated vast amounts of money leaving a strong legacy. One of the lasting legacies is the Ivinson Memorial Hospital and his support for the women right's movement.

Resource Identifier
ah400066_Box 20_3
Clarice Whittenburg papers, Collection No. 400066, Box 20, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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