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1 Women Janesville ladies drive into country to play their own game 12 Jul 1906; CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE),11
2 Women Brief info on women's suffrage and the formation of the Janesville Federation of Women between 1910 and 1919. CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 18
3 Women Edgerton ordinance forbidding alcohol sales to women is repealed in 1910. 05 Dec 1910; CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 21
4 Women Rock County Women's Suffrage League forms with Mrs. A. J. Lovejoy as president. 26 Feb 1912, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 23
5 Women Formation of the Janesville Federation of Women to improve the community. 31 Mar 1916, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 31
6 Women First woman appointed deputy sheriff is Mary Whelan of Beloit. 04 Jan 1917, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 31
7 Women Wisconsin women can vote in local elections, starting in 1919. In their first Janesville election, they cast a third of the ballots, ensuring approval of a new high school and bonds for new roads. 01 Apr 1919, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 33
8 Women Janesville Federation of Women raises money to hire a dentist, buy equipment and establish a free dental clinic that operates into the 1950s. Sometime in 1919, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 33
9 Women Women voted for the first time in 1919. CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 35
10 Women Brief mention of positive impact of women's voting power on Janesville in the 1920s. CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 36

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