150th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in WY
Area residents are invited to attend the 150th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Wyoming celebration, hosted by the Northwest College Women in the West course, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Yellowstone Building Conference Center.
As part of the evening event, the Women in the West class students will be presenting their research on several historic Wyoming female figures. The audience will vote for their favorite presentation, and the winning student will receive $150.
Wyoming is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary of suffrage, and the Wyoming Office of Tourism has declared 2019 the “Year of Wyoming Women.” McKinney received a grant from the American Heritage Center in Laramie to use their archival collections in her Women in the West course and has included a special focus on Wyoming women and suffrage this semester.
Cake and other light refreshments will also be provided.