On March 18, 1914, the editors of the Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader turned over their newspaper to suffragists.
“Her style is incomparable” – Susan Evelyn Dickinson in the Coal Region
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
“Women will vote strong” – Wilkes-Barre women excited to vote in 1920 presidential election
A reporter from the Wilkes-Barre Record interviewed numerous women about suffrage in August 1920.
“Surely I intend to vote” – Pottsville women respond to adoption of the suffrage amendment in 1920
The women of the Schuylkill County seat exhibited some doubts about the newly ratified 19th Amendment in August 1920.
“All honor to the ladies” – The women of Williams Valley cast their first vote
On November 2, 1920, the women of Williams Valley cast their first ballots under the 19th Amendment.