Libertyville library hosts program on state's first women voters

Daily Herald report
Updated 3/10/2022 2:55 PM

In July 1913, Libertyville resident Clara Colby became the first woman to vote legally in the state of Illinois.

Jenny Barry, local history librarian and president of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society, will discuss the forward-thinking Libertyville women who voted that day during a virtual presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21.


The program is a presentation of the historical society. To register, call (847) 362-2330, visit, or at the Cook Park library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

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