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In 1916 in Ada there existed a women's suffrage organization

Lee Crouse can tell you all about it

Once upon a time in Ada
Things you didn’t know about your own hometown
By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

October 1916  - Officers of the newly formed Women’s Suffrage organization in Ada were Mrs. C.S. Ames, president; Mrs. E.E. McAlpin, vice president; Miss Rhea Welsh, secretary; and Mrs. J. Guy Deming, treasurer.

Nov. 23, 1916 -  the many clubs of Ada were Federated. They included the Current Events, Twice Ten Art, Sorosis, Zetetic, Research, Entre Nous, Cosmopolitan, Advance, Quatre and Pastime.