Category Archives: western politics and leadersip

Thurman Arnold Papers Digitized

The AHC has digitized over 7,000 items from the collection of Thurman Wesley Arnold. Arnold, the son of lawyer C.P. Arnold, was born in Laramie, Wyoming, and educated at the University of Wyoming, Princeton, and Harvard, where he earned a … Continue reading

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First Woman Governor Documented at the AHC

On January 5, 1925, Nellie Tayloe Ross, a Democrat, was sworn-in as Governor of Wyoming, becoming the first woman in American history to serve as a state governor.  Mrs. Ross was elected through a special election on November 4th, 1924 … Continue reading

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New UW Initiative Honors Wallop, Aims to Educate on Democracy

 Whether through statesmanship, discourse or love of state and country, Malcolm Wallop has been a symbol for democracy throughout his remarkable political and public service career.  A newly-created University of Wyoming initiative, founded by a group of former Wallop staffers … Continue reading

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