First woman legislator to have a bill enacted into law
First woman to serve in both chambers of the Ohio Legislature
First Ohio woman to receive a nomination for the State Senate
First woman from Lucas County to be elected to the Ohio House of Representatives
First woman member to temporarily preside over the chamber when asked to do so by the House Speaker
Chaired three of her six committee assignments in the Senate and she authored three bills which became law
Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film directed by Katja von Garnier. The film stars Hilary Swank as suffragist leader Alice Paul, Frances O’Connor as activist Lucy Burns, Julia Ormond as Inez Milholland, and Anjelica Huston as Carrie Chapman Catt.
The film focuses on the American women’s suffrage movement during the 1910s and follows women’s suffrage leaders Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful and effective nonviolent strategies, tactics, and dialogues to revolutionize the American feminist movement to grant women the right to vote.
The Ohio Women's Suffrage Committee has developed an outline for counties to administer the Women's Suffrage Essay Challenge. We hope it will create an interest in the voting process and children can express their feelings about women voting. It also will generate discussion about women voting and their accomplishments. It
This year marks an important anniversary in Ohio’s political history. It is time to explore what can we do to bring this part of Ohio’s political history forefront. Our efforts should be aimed at helping the Republican Party increase female support and can also be instrumental in the 2018 statewide
By Sarah Brown and Jane Vignos The following was a speech was wrtiten in honor of the 75th Anniversary of Suffrage for women. It was given by Sarah and Jane all over the state of Ohio. It is difficult to believe there was a time in this country when women could