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A sad story... Sarah Ingersoll Cooper made her mark on California as a leader of the 1896 suffrage referendum - a painful defeat. She had already influenced San Francisco by establishing free kindergartens & nursery schools for poor children, a…

In 1896, 45% of the men in California voted to give women the ballot. It took 15 more years before enough men were persuaded - 51.7% of them, precisely. In 1911 California became only the sixth state to enfranchise women. #StateoftheWeek But wait,…
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