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Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women by Elizabeth Blackwell

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell’s memoir, Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women, describes in delicious detail her adventures and misadventures as she sought to become the first American women to be admitted to...
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Washington Territory gave women the right to vote on Nov. 23, 1883.

Washington territory was the third territory to enfranchise women, before any state had done so, on November 23, 1883. Unfortunately, the courts invalidated Washington’s suffrage law in 1887.  The Washington Territorial Legislature quickly passed...
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