Tuesday November 2nd 1920 - the
story of Women voting in
The Flagler Tribune recorded that Harding and
Coolidge swept the United States and that the Flagler Ladies voted for
the first time.
The Bunnell Mercantile
Company ran an advertisement praising the Emancipation of Women and
"Our wives and our daughters, sisters and
mothers--God Bless Them,--will go to the polls and vote for a purer, a
cleaner, a better government of the best country on the face of the
globe on that day.
In the same issue was
printed a letter threatening African American voters, however the paper
reported that 174 of this registered group did vote.
copies of The Flagler Tribune in pdf
format. Taken from original newspaper copies within Flagler
Historical Society Annex.