Votes for women 1920-2020
Decades before the passage of the 19th Amendment in1920, women in western states voted and held public office. Women in the Wyoming Territory were first the gain the vote on December 10, 1869. The states colored black were the last to sign on to equal voting rights; the struggle had gone on for 70 years.
For local celebrations of the 19 Amendment Centennial: http://lwvnca.org/Centennial.html