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CA Women’s Suffrage Project News

The Intelligence of Suffrage Hats

The most iconic symbol of Suffrage, both UK and USA, is hats. It was not a conscious choice as much as an outcome. Ladies, working women, even school girls wore hats. Rather, it was the invasion of hats into men's sphere that was new. Like a swarm of bees, hats buzzed into the man's world. In 1910, there were no hats in Congress, on [...]

December 11th, 2019|

105 Years of Women’s Suffrage in California

Link to the Full Story at Berkeley Library - UC It’s hard to imagine that less than 100 years ago, all women did not have the right to vote in the United States. Many students across the nation now memorize the infamous 19th Amendment, passed in 1920, as granting American women the right to vote. But in fact many women to the west of [...]

May 28th, 2019|