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One Ton

Women in Kentucky- KY Timeline - 3 views

Kentucky Women History Derby

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Jamsasha Pierce

Women in Kentucky - 0 views

  • On January 6th, the first day of the legislative session, Kentucky ratifies the 19th Amendment.
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association dissolves and reorganizes as League of Women Voters to operate on local, state and national levels. Kentucky Equal Rights Association becomes L.W.V.
  • Mary Elliott Flanery becomes Kentucky and the South’s first female legislator when she is elected to the House of Representatives.
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  • Mary Breckinridge founds Frontier Nursing Service at Hyden.
    Very neat time line which includes many KY women from the years 1500s to 1999. Really neat to see that in 1970, it was the first time for a female jockey to partake in the Derby!
    I found this the other day wile I was searching around the internet. I think it helps give a big picture view of women in Kentucky and helps give perspective to the long history of women in Kentucky
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