Votes for Women! The Oregon Story Opens

Two former Secretaries of State, Gov. Barbara Roberts and Hon. Norma Paulus sashed current Secretary of State Kate Brown.

The Hon. Avel Gordly expressed her appreciation for all the women who paved the way for her generation of activists and elected officials.

Suffragists surround Secretary of State Kate Brown to hear her story of Charlie Parkhurst the first woman to vote in Oregon.

KGW’s Joe Smith highlighted the Votes for Women! exhibit opening and Secretary of State Kate Brown’s story of Charlie Parkhurst, the first woman to vote in Oregon.

Would you like a Votes for Women sash? Learn more about the Century of Action’s Sash Project and how to purchase one here.




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