Wisconsin Women Making History
Their Stories. Our Legacy.
Clara Bewick Colby
Clara Bewick Colby, a prominent suffragist, orator, and journalist, started a newspaper called the WOMAN’S TRIBUNE.
Carrie Chapman Catt
Women’s suffrage leader Carrie Chapman Catt was very important in getting the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed.
Olympia Brown was the first woman to be ordained a minister in the U.S. and was president of Wisconsin’s Woman Suffrage Association for 28 years.