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Jeannette Rankin's Certificate of Election, 1916

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Woman suffrage was won in Montana in 1914. In the first state election with women voting, the state elected the first woman in Congress. Rankin's 1940 campaign resulted in her return to the House after a 22-year absence.

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  • Title: Jeannette Rankin's Certificate of Election, 1916
  • Subject Keywords: Jeannette Rankin
  • Rights: Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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