Sunday, March 16, 2014

Suffrage Petition Submitted 100 Years Ago - March 14, 1914


Nebraska’s largest ever petition was delivered to the state house on March 14, 1914 by a delegation of women with a film crew recording the event. The petition with names of 42,523 voters called for a suffrage vote in the November election. Clay County contributed 599 names to the document.
 
The Sutton Register: “The suffrage fight is now on.”

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