Carrie C. Catt – Iowa’s Champion for Women’s Rights.
Growing up in Charles City as a farmer’s daughter, very few people expected Carrie C. Catt to be a world-changer. But over her 88 years, this ISU graduate became one of the key leaders of the American women’s suffrage movement. Her superb oratory and organizational skills led to ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote in August, 1920.
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