In 1918, Oklahomans voted to strike the word “male” from the state constitution thereby giving women the right to vote.

This exhibit outlines the decades-long battle for women’s suffrage within the state of Oklahoma. In 1918, Oklahomans voted to strike the word “male” from the state constitution thereby giving women the right to vote. Within the gallery, the story includes both this state battle and the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920. Artifacts related to suffrage and women’s lives in Tulsa in the 1910s help illustrate the historical information.

Open through October 2021

Tulsa Historical Society & Museum
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