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Wisconsin Domesday Book, contents of,


Wisconsin legislature, Assembly Journal,
cited, 209.

Wisconsin Monthly Magazine, first appears,

Wisconsin Phalanx, history of, 57–62.
Wisconsin River, Dells of, 204-206; route
to, 383.

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, presi-
dent of, 423.

State Agricultural Society
Transactions, cited, 408; on forest
trees, 105.

Wisconsin State Bar Association Proceed-
ings, cited, 264.

Wisconsin State Historical Society, new

members, 109, 212, 325, 421; Land-
marks Committee, 112; secretary of,
244-263; Historical Collections, 251,
282; annual address, 246–247.
Wisconsin Supreme Court, judge of, 120;
decisions, 17, 413.

Wisconsin Traveling Library and Study
Club, aid, 111.

Wisconsin University. See University of

Wisconsin Woman's Suffrage Association,

organized, 14-15; dissolved, 3; at
Monona Lake Assembly, 18; work of,
21-32; holds school in Madison, 24;
publications of, 24; represented in Chi-
cago parade, 25; aids in World War,
29-30; committees of, 30-31; Dollar
Campaigns of, 31.

"Wisconsin's First Literary Magazine," by
M. M. Quaife, 43–56.
"Wisconsin's Saddest Tragedy," by M. M.
Quaife, 264-283.

Wisner, Thomas J., editor, 341.
Wolcott, Dr. Laura Ross, Milwaukee suf-
fragist, 9, 14-15; in Madison, 11.

Wolf River, mouth of, 383, 388.
Woman suffrage, in Wisconsin, 3–32.
Woman Suffrage Association of the State
of Wisconsin, first organized, 3, 11.
Women, property rights of, 4; obtain school
suffrage in Wisconsin, 16; vote in
Milwaukee election, 17; enfranchised,

Women's Oversea Hospital, in World War,

Wood, Caroline E., married, 290.
Wood, Daniel, gold seeker, 291.
Wood, N. Delavan, editor, 341.
Woodforde-Finden, Amy, composer, 111.
Woodward, Col. George A., editor, 379-

Woodworth, Mrs. Horace J., death of, 121.
Worden, Admiral John L., son of, 222.
World War, hastens woman suffrage, 29;
officer in, 111; letters of, 171-200, 301-

Wright, Charles S., donates land to Racine
College, 335.

Wright, Edward M., West Point cadet, 234.
Wright, George, baseball player, 239.
Wurttemberg, emigrant from, 159.

YALE College, graduates, 330, 334.
Yellow Creek, in Manitowoc County, 144.
Yellow Hand, Cheyenne chief, 242.
Yorke, Louis S., daughter of, 240.
Youmans, Theodora W., "How Wisconsin
Women Won the Ballot," 3-32; edits
Wisconsin Citizen, 17; president of
Wisconsin Woman's Suffrage Associa-
tion, 24; sketch, 112.

Young, Edward, publisher, 45-47; poet, 51.
Ypsilanti (Mich.), visited, 399–400.

ZOLLICOFFER, Gen. Felix K., Confederate

officer, 421; letters of, 422.

Zouaves, military company, 292; tactics in
National Guard, 372.

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When the legislature of Wisconsin grasped the first available opportunity to ratify the amendment to the constitution of the United States abolishing sex as a qualification of voters, it closed a chapter of surpassing interest in the history of the state and ended a campaign which had continued actively for fifty years. The legislature passed a resolution ratifying the federal amendment on the morning of June 10, 1919. The Wisconsin Woman's Suffrage Association and its predecessor, The Woman Suffrage Association of the State of Wisconsin, which had led the movement since 1869, continued to function some months longer, in order to support, with money and influence, the efforts of the National American Woman Suffrage Association for the ratification of the amendment in other states. It formally dissolved, its work done, in March, 1920. The amendment was promulgated by the Secretary of State as the nineteenth amendment to the federal constitution in August, 1920, and Wisconsin women voted at the primary and general elections held a few weeks later.

Discussion of woman suffrage had begun in Wisconsin even before Wisconsin had achieved statehood. There has long been a tradition in the state that the first constitutional convention, called in the territory in 1846, seriously considered the enfranchisement of women. An examination of the debate on suffrage in this convention, however, precludes that view. that view. The enfranchisement of negroes and Indians and the naturalization of immigrants who were already swarming into the territory made one of the important problems of the convention and aroused vigorous debate. A Milwaukee member, James Magone, who had

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