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Joan Aeling performs as Susan B. Anthony at a suffragist program Monday night to celebrate the right of women to vote. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Suffragists tell history of right to vote

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The Park Rapids suffragists took a step back in time to explain how women fought for the right to vote.

Sunday, Aug. 26 was the 92nd anniversary of the passing of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Mary Adams), Susan B. Anthony (Joan Aeling), Alice Paul (Florence Hedeen), Clara Ueland (Alice Holz), and Coya Knutsen (Irene Weis) presented at a Hubbard County Historical Society meeting Monday night.


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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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