*The Sixth Star

California Women's Campaign for Suffrage
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Mae Kramer Silver, author of The Sixth Star, Images and Memorabilia of California Women's Political History 1868-1915,  will discuss her book and the stories of many of the fascinating women who fought the suffrage struggle in California.

Following a career in social work, Ms. Silver began writing about history, and is an expert in San Francisco neighborhood history. She has published numerous articles and won a history writing award at the San Francisco County Fair in 1984.

She is enjoying a semi-retirement in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she continues to investigate local history.

The Sixth Star is out of print, but is available on the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/sixthstar00silv). Attendees are welcome to download and bring a copy to have signed.

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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