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"Time Trail,
West Virginia"
Women


September 10, 1782: Elizabeth Zane

October 2, 1978: Willow Island's American Cyanamid plant enforces fetal protection policy

October 27, 1937: Life of newspaper publisher Livia Poffenbarger

February 20, 1885: WV Legislature rejects proposal to admit women to WVU

February 23, 1917: Creation of the Mother's Pension Fund

March 10, 1920: Women's suffrage

April 20, 1885: Incorporation of the Women's Christian Temperance Union

April 22, 1904: Formation of the WV Federation of Women's Clubs

May 8, 1914: Establishment of Mother's Day


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