Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Oshkosh: Women's Suffrage

Clip: Special | 7m 52s

A new teachers' college gave women in Oshkosh career opportunities, helping the immigrant population assimilate. Jessie Jack Hooper, a local suffragette and activist, helped mobilize the community in order to win women the right to vote, gaining national renown for her efforts.

Aired: 03/15/15

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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