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Minnesota Woman of History: Nellie Francis

Since every month at Minnesota Women’s Press is about acknowledging the accomplishments of women, we are not doing anything unique to commemorate Women’s History Month — but we will honor the stories of a few local historical women, starting with Nellie Griswold Francis.

  • 03/01/2021

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence (Gallery)

The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and

  • 10/23/2020

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence (Gallery)

The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and

  • 10/23/2020

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence (Gallery)

The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and

  • 10/21/2020
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Women’s Vote

It was on September 8, 1919, that the Minnesota legislature finally voted yes, after 72 years of work on the

  • 09/23/2019
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Women’s Guide to Voting

A history timetable of women’s right to vote in Minnesota

  • 10/01/2018