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First Vote at 94

lunchThe Summit Herald of November 5, 1920 reported that 94-year-old Miss Emmaline Bonnel cast her first vote ever in the first presidential election following the passage of the 19th Amendment. The Lyric Theatre showed “Turning the Tables” with silent film star Dorothy Gish. Auto dealer R.M. Collin offered a 2-passenger Studebaker roadster for $1750.

The Library has a searchable database of local historical newspapers. Search or browse at:
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