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A centennial book conceived as an effort to celebrate the lives of those remarkable women who have shaped Palo Alto community in the past century. Since history often has a masculine bias, this book acknowledged those women whose influence permeates Palo Alto today. Neither living women, nor women described solely in relation to great men, are noted. Included are women who secured suffrage for all California women, educated their sisters about political participation, founded schools, healed the sick, constructed buildings, created art, represented citizens at every level of government, aided the poor and disenfranchised, improved and protected the environment, and founded civic organizations. Their contribution to Palo Alto is immeasurable.
8 x 10 in. 116 Pages of 116
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Community organization--California Organizations and clubs Women--United States--History--20th century
Palo Alto (Calif.)
Woman's Club of Palo Alto California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.