Wyoming as America: Celebrations, A Museum, and Yale

@article{Nicholas2002WyomingAA,
  title={Wyoming as America: Celebrations, A Museum, and Yale},
  author={L. Nicholas},
  journal={American Quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={54},
  pages={437 - 465}
}
  • L. Nicholas
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • American Quarterly
  • WHEN WYOMINGITES CELEBRATED THEIR ENTRY INTO THE UNION ON JULY 24, 1890, they did so in a decidedly forward-looking manner. The celebratory theme was "equality," as was fitting for the first state in the nation to give women the right to vote. The parade that commemorated statehood included the 7th Infantry Band, two companies of Girl Guards, and the Afro-American Club, of whom the Cheyenne Daily Sun noted, "our colored brothers followed [the Girl Guards], feeling warm and patriotic devotion to… CONTINUE READING
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