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Woman Suffrage in Idaho

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5/26/1900 - Harper's Bazar - Woman Suffrage in Idaho by Gov. Frank Steunenberg
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The attached Harper's Bazar article was written by my great grandfather Governor Steunenberg of Idaho. I am happy to say that the governor appears to have had a reasonably progressive view of suffrage in 1900 at a time when it was still being greatly resisted.

Further reading:

Governor Steunenberg and his assassination on by blog at: Idaho Meanderings

The HBO movie: Iron Jawed Angels

American Memory: Suffrage Prisoners

Time Classroom: Iron Jawed Angels

YouTube: Video Preview of Iron Jawed Angels  




  • Idaho
  • 26 May 1900

Suffragettes Jailed and Mistreated

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Dora Lewis
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"The women were innocent and defenseless, but they were jailed nonetheless for picketing the White House and carrying signs asking for the vote"
  • Waahington D. C.
  • 1917

Contributor: Time_Traveler
Created: September 8, 2008 · Modified: November 11, 2008

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