'Votes for Women'

Votes for Women

Trigg County Democratic Woman’s Club members Jan Culwell (left, yellow sash) and Rita Culbertson (green sash), president of the chapter, marched in the 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration Parade on Aug. 18 in downtown Hopkinsville. Also known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, 100 years ago on Aug. 18, 1920, voting rights for women passed the Senate and became effective eight days later. With this action, almost 27 million American women were given a voice in U.S. government.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.