Katherine Reed Ballentine was affiliated with the National American Women’s Suffrage Association. She produced a suffrage newsletter from Monterey, California called “The Yellow Ribbon”.
Eva Carter Buckner
Eva Carter Buckner was a prolific author who was active with the NAACP as well as the Los Angeles Forum of Colored Women.
Lillian Harris Coffin
Lillian Harris Coffin was on the advisory council for the Congressional Union and served as Vice President of the California Equal Suffrage Association
Genevieve Cooke was on the executive board of the College Equal Suffrage league in Northern California. She worked as a nurse and served as president of the American Nursing Association from 1913-1915.
Laura de Force Gordon
Laura de Force Gordon was an early activist in the California suffrage movement going as far back as the 1860s. de Force Gordon also worked as a journalist and a lawyer and was the second woman accepted to the Supreme Court bar.
Willa Henry was a suffragist in Oakland, California who was active with the Alameda County League of Colored Women Voters
Lydia Flood Jackson
Lydia Flood Jackson was a civil rights advocate and women’s rights activist from Oakland, California. She was a member of the California Federation of Colored Women Club.
Ethel Lewis was involved in the California women’s suffrage campaign and a member of the National Woman’s Party.
Maria de Lopez
Maria de Lopez was a professor at UCLA and a suffragist active in Los Angeles. de Lopez was a member of the Votes for Women Club and was the first person to translate suffrage brochures into Spanish.
Ida Finney Mackrille
Ida Finney Mackrille was a prominent San Francisco suffragist and served on the board of California Civic League of Women Voters.
Alice Park was a Bay Area suffragist who was a member of the National Woman’s Party (NWP). After the ratification of the 19th amendment, Park wrote articles for the NWP’s Equal Rights magazine.
Florence Shepherd Rood was a supporter of the National Woman’s Party who served as their district chairman for the city of Los Angeles.
Ellen Clark Sargent
Ellen Clark Sargent was an advocate for suffrage and in 1869 she founded the Nevada County Women’s Suffrage Association.
Myra Virginia Simmons
Myra Virginia Simmons was an African American suffragist who was a chair of the Women’s Civic and Progressive League in Oakland, California.
Selina Solomons was a prominent suffragist who was active in the San Francisco women’s suffrage movement. She was a founding member of the Votes for Women Club which opened on Sutter Street in San Francisco in 1910. This unique club included an auxiliary group for men as well as a suffrage library and frequent lectures. Solomons documented the movement in the state of California in her book, “How We Won the Vote in California: A True Story of the Campaign of 1911” which was published in 1912.
The Sixth Star: Images and Memorabilia of California Women’s Political History 1868-1915 by Mae Silver & Sue Cazaly
Mary Roberts Coolidge
Mary Roberts Coolidge was a Stanford professor, settlement worker and chair of the Sociology department at Mills College. She was affiliated with the Northern California branch of the College Equal Suffrage League