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Title
Susanne B. Wilson
Creator
Martin, Rita & Michael Rowe (photographic studio)
Date Created and/or Issued
1967
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
YWCA of Silicon Valley Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A portrait of Susanne B. Wilson wearing a white top and a checkered blazer.
Stamped On verso: "Martin & Rita Rowe Photographers. 19042 Tilson Ave., Cupertino 95014. Phone (408) 252-4786." Susanne B. Wilson served as YWCA president from 1967 to 1970, which was a turning point for her. In 1973 she became a San Jose City Councilwoman and became Vice Mayor. She then spent 12 years on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, rising to Chairwoman. She never forgot the YWCA and in the mid-1980's Wilson helped spark the new headquarters and residence downtown, and drove the multimillion-dollar campaign to build it. From Fran Smith, "Breaking Ground:The Daring Women of the YWCA in the Santa Clara Valley, 1905-2005, " (2005), p. 69.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
5 x 4.25 in.
Extent
5 x 4.25 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/sjsuYWCA/id/279
Language
English
Subject
Portrait photographs
Women
Young Women's Christian Association
Wilson, Susanne B
Place
California
Source
YWCA of Silicon Valley Collection
Relation
Series III, Box 13, Folder 380-381

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