Class Conflict and Class Coalition in the California Woman Suffrage Movement, 1907-1912. The San Francisco Wage Earners' Suffrage League

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Chronicles the brief existence of the League, describing the situation of San Francisco's female work force and unions, the historical circumstances which produced the WESL'S union activists, the split between union and reform suffragists, and WESL's history as an organization and contribution to the 1911 victorious campaign for woman suffrage.


". . . historians in a variety of fields will benefit from reading the book. Englander's history of the WESL illuminates the process by which women became political activists and how that process was fundamentally shaped by gender, class, and race." - Journal of the West

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