In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied.
Collect your 2019 capitol ornament for this holiday season.
Wisconsin is known as the home of the Progressive party. But, in the words of a suffragist in 1912, "the last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his wife." Learn more about women's rights to vote and the Wisconsin women who made it possible in this book by Genevieve G. McBride.