Thursday, 18 September 2008

Women's Suffrage Petition

This blog date seems to be a day behind, but today, 19 September, is the 115th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. The museum has a copy of the Otautau Women's Suffrage Petition of 1893 on display. There are 45 names of local women who dared to say they wanted the right to vote. Come in and check it out.

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