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Sixth star on the suffrage flag

California Equal Suffrage Association1911

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

In November 1911, California voters passed women’s suffrage. Early results showed defeat. But when the count was completed, rural voters had turned the tide. Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 8 (Proposition 4) had won by a tiny margin—an average majority of just one vote per precinct. California became the sixth state to approve women’s suffrage, joining Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Washington.

Details

  • Title: Sixth star on the suffrage flag
  • Creator: California Equal Suffrage Association
  • Date Created: 1911
  • Location Created: Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Subject Keywords: women's suffrage
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College

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