Editor Robert Cherny, Mary Ann Irwin, and Sue Englander, contributors to California Women and Politics From the Gold Rush to the Great Depression will discuss the ways in which women were involved in politics before and after suffrage, and ask the question (among others), what difference did suffrage make?
Robert Cherny is a professor of history at San Francisco State University, and author, co-author, and editor of numerous books, mostly focusing on politics in the American West, and particularly in California.
Sue Englander teaches history at City College of San Francisco, and, among other titles, is the author of Class Coalition and Class Conflict in the California Woman Suffrage Movement 1907-1912.
Mary Ann Irwin is a co-editor of, and contributor to California Women and Politics From the Gold Rush to the Great Depression. She teaches in the California Community College system, and is the author of numerous articles, is the co-editor of Women and Gender in the American West (2004), and co-author of Elusive Eden: A New History of California.
California Women and Politics From the Gold Rush to the Great Depression will be available for purchase and signing following the presentation.