Join Better Days 2020 CEO Neyaln McBaine for a conversation and discussion of her new book, Pioneering the Vote: The Untold Story of Suffragists in Utah and the West. Order the book from TKE and receive an autographed copy *While supplies last.
This free, virtual event will take place on Crowdcast.
In 1895, Utah’s leading suffragist, Emmeline B. Wells, welcomed her friends Susan B. Anthony and Reverend Anna Howard Shaw to a gathering of more than 8,000 people from around the West at the Rocky Mountain Suffrage Convention. They were there to celebrate the suffrage movement’s recent wins and strategize their next triumphs. Pioneering the Vote tells the remarkable, largely unknown story of the early suffrage victories that happened in states and territories in the American West. With the encouragement of the eastern leaders, women from Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, and Idaho came together in a unique moment of friendship and unified purpose to secure the vote for women in America.