A front-page photo of the May 7, 1916 Lexington Herald shows suffragists marching down Lexington's Main Street the day before. In the background is the then-new First National Building, now 21C Museum Hotel.
A front-page photo of the May 7, 1916 Lexington Herald shows suffragists marching down Lexington's Main Street the day before. In the background is the then-new First National Building, now 21C Museum Hotel. Lexington Herald
A front-page photo of the May 7, 1916 Lexington Herald shows suffragists marching down Lexington's Main Street the day before. In the background is the then-new First National Building, now 21C Museum Hotel. Lexington Herald

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.