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Posted on: June 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration - June 19

19th Amendment

On June 10, 1919, Wisconsin became the first state to vote in favor of ratifying the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote in national elections. On June 19, join us for a presentation on this historic event by Betty Bergland, UWRF Emerita Professor of History. There will be tea and cookies beginning at 6:30 p.m.; presentation starts at 7  p.m.. Festive clothing and/or hats are encouraged. All are welcome at the event. Co-sponsored by the Pierce County Historical Association, Pierce County Wisconsin, St. Croix County Historical Society, River Falls Tuesday Club, AAUW River Falls, River Falls Historical Advisory Board, and the UWRF University Archives & Area Research Center.

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