Frontier Women: Emmeline B. Wells #19forthe19th

Emmeline B. Wells was a suffragist in Utah territory, where American women began voting 50 years before the 19th Amendment. She led relief efforts for survivors of disasters such as the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. #19forthe19th @usnatarchives
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Ask a Suffragist is participating in the United States National Archives' #19forthe19th Instagram Challenge, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment by posting photos of women from history each week for 19 weeks.

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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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Frontier Women: Emmeline B. Wells #19forthe19th