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Title
Clara Shortridge Foltz
Date Created and/or Issued
1901
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2018-0609.
Three-quarter length portrait.
Born in 1849 in Indiana to Elias W. and Talitha Shortridge. Came to California, settling first in San Jose in 1875; moved to San Francisco in 1880. In 1878, became first woman admitted to practice law in California. Served as clerk of the state assembly’s judiciary committee in 1879–80. Was active in suffragette movement.
In: History of the bench and bar of California / edited by Oscar T. Shuck, pg. [830].
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photomechanical print ; 5 x 3 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001623092CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Foltz, Clara Shortridge,, 1849-1934--Portraits
Women lawyers--California--Portraits
Lawyers--California
Suffragists--California
San Jose (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
San Francisco (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Photomechanical prints
Portrait photographs
Place
California
San Jose (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

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