Centennial of California Woman Suffrage

Event detail

The San Francisco Public Library is pleased to celebrate the centennial of California woman suffrage this fall with an exhibit on the third floor of the Main Library, and with an extensive schedule of programs at the Main Library and selected branches.

The exhibit makes use of historic documents, photographs, and other ephemera which detail the long fight for California woman suffrage. Highlights of the exhibit include the stories of a number of San Francisco and Bay Area suffragists; official arguments for and against woman suffrage; and propaganda – pro and con, through sheet music, humor, cartoons and flyers.

To accompany the exhibit at the Main, there is additional information online, including bibliographies for children, teens, and adults.

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