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  • Vonnie
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    Wow! Especially since women did not get to vote until 1920!

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    Wednesday Trivia: First Native American Woman Doctor

    When Susan La Flesche Picotte graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1889, she was the first Native American woman in the United States to receive a medical degree.



    Returning to Nebraska, where she was born, she set up a medical practice and worked to build a hospital in Walthill, Nebraska, which is now a National Historic Landmark named in her honor.

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