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Nellie Cline, a native of Larned, Pawnee County, served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1921 to 1924. She is also credited with being the first female lawyer to argue a case before the United States Supreme Court.
Date: Between 1921 and 1924
This image could be used in the classroom as an example of how the women's suffrage movement impacted the state legislature.
KS:7th:4.1:Women's Suffrage (2005)
Item Number: 304
Call Number: B Cline, Nellie *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 304
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Lawyers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1880s to 1920s (Benchmark 4) - Women's suffrage (Indicator 1) - Women and local elections
Date - 1920s - 1921
Date - 1920s - 1922
Date - 1920s - 1923
Date - 1920s - 1924
Government and Politics - State Government - Courts - Supreme Court
Government and Politics - State Government - Legislature - House of Representatives
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Larned
Places - Counties - Pawnee
Thematic Time Period - The Twenties, 1920-1929
Type of Material - Photographs