Today in History: Wyoming

An Act to Grant to the Women of Wyoming Territory the Right of Suffrage and to Hold Office
Today in History–December 10–the Library of Congress features Wyoming, which granted women the right to vote on this day in 1869 while still a U.S. territory. Three months later the first women jurors reported for duty in Laramie, attracting international attention. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of this trailblazing state full of natural beauty and resources.

Wyoming stories from America’s Library

Wyoming primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

Wyoming maps

Wyoming books & articles

Wyoming political website archives

Wyoming song recordings

Wyoming sheet music

Wyoming films

Wyoming images

U.S. legislation related to Wyoming

Wyoming Guide to Law Online

More U.S. state primary source collections