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10 x October 19 - November 1, 2017 x Halloween Happenings CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 were citizens, they should be allowed to vote. She became the first woman to cast a vote in a presidential election — for Gen. Grant — and was convicted of “unlawful voting” for her efforts. A Turning Point It was clear that women were not backing down from their efforts to achieve equality. In 1890, Wyoming became the first state to grant women the right to vote in all at the orange county library system Itsy Bitsy Spiders West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee Thursday, October 19, 2 p.m. Windermere Branch, 530 Main St., Windermere Tuesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m. Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden Tuesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m. Eeek, a spider! Don't be scared. Join us for not-so-creepy crafts and stories about our eight-legged friends. Ages 2-4. The BOO! Bash Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden Saturday, October 21, 2:30 p.m. West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road, Ocoee Tuesday, October 31, 5 p.m. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and join us for a ghoulish good time with creepy crafts, spooky stories and more! Visit for additional locations. Ages 3-12. Women line up to learn how to exercise their right to vote. Sweet, Sassy & Southern is a cute, trendy boutique that has unique gifts and clothing. We also offer custom monogramming and embroidery. Est.2016 Halloween Rocks Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden Wednesday, October 25, 3:30 p.m. Who needs trick or treating when you can hide and find special Halloween rocks? Join us to paint, decorate, and add some spooky cheer to your community. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. For more Halloween events happening at a branch near you, visit 4750 The Grove Dr., #164 Windermere, Florida 34786 (407) 217-7288 Hours: Mon – Fri: 10 am – 6 pm Sat: 10am – 4pm Sun: closed x October 19 - November 1, 2017 x 11 the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction.” Although it passed the Senate and the House of Representatives in 1972, it has yet to be ratified in all states. With the many strides that had been taken until this point, women in the workforce were still a rarity. “Housewife” continued to be the dominant role for American women throughout the ’50s and ’60s. They were pretty much expected to marry in their early 20s, immediately start having babies, and spend the rest of their lives taking care of their homes, husbands and children. The feminist movement of the ’60s and ’70s began to alter the expectations of women’s lives. Although, at that time, women were still legally bound to their husbands — not having rights to their husbands’ earnings or property, whereas men had access to their wives’ money — and were relegated to a limited choice in careers. Women were most often CONTINUED ON PAGE 12 With more women entering the workforce, equality in treatment became a point of contention. elections. Yet, it wasn’t until 1920 that, with the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, women were granted the right to vote in the U.S. This was a crucial victory and a turning point for women. However, women being allowed to vote didn’t automatically make them equals in the eyes of their male counterparts. Just as the ending of slavery didn’t abolish racism, it was still a long road for women to be seen as equal to men. The first version of the Equal Rights Amendment was introduced in 1923. It stated, “Men and women shall have equal rights throughout Most Insurances Accepted Rizzo Dental Group WILLIAM RIZZO, D.M.D. JEFFREY RIZZO, D.M.D. Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 407.521.8765 NEW PATIENTS AND EMERGENCIES WELCOME Request an appointment online at 6150 MetroWest Blvd., Suite 207, Orlando, FL 32835 All Major Credit Cards Accepted -CareCredit®- I choose integrity. As a child watching my mother go through a severe illness, I appreciated the compassion and care given her and our family by the treating physician, and I chose to follow that path. Practicing family medicine allows me the opportunity to broaden my medical interests, which may vary with my personal and medical endeavors, and I enjoy the diversity of care. I am Dr. Young and I choose Orlando Health. Specialty: Family Medicine I choose to practice within the Orlando Health system because I value the respected reputation and integrity of this healthcare organization.