Berkeley Women Vote: Celebrating California Suffrage 1911-2011 – An Exhibit at the Berkeley History Center

September 18, 2011 through March 30, 2012
1931 Center Street ‐ Berkeley, CA

“Berkeley Women Vote” opens at 3:00 pm at the Berkeley History Center. Key Note Speaker: Robert P.J. Cooney, Jr., author, Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement. A Pink Tea to follow.

California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research “Women of California Ask for Justice”; San Francisco Call; October 9, 1911. University of California, Riverside,


Berkeley Women Vote Events Calendar

8/15/2011 “A Centennial Celebration: California Women and the
Vote” in the Bancroft Library display cases; walk past the
Rotunda, through the hall to the crossing hall, University of
California, Berkeley
9/11/2011 Solano Stroll: Berkeley Women Vote Suffragist Unit
marches in Parade at 10:00 am and the exhibit booth
opens near Ensenada Ave from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. To
join the parade, contact us at

“Women at Cal: 19101915:
When California Passed the
Women’s Suffrage Amendment” in the Bancroft Library
display cases in the corridor past the Rotunda, University of
California, Berkeley
10/8/2011 At 10:30 am in the Central Community Meeting Room Berkeley’s
Public Library Claire
Rudolf Murphy and
illustrator Stacey Schuett will speak and read from
their new picture book “Marching With Aunt Susan,”
the story of a real Berkeley girl who works with Susan B.
Anthony and her Aunt Mary McHenry Keith on the suffrage
campaign of 1896. For children of all ages, 2090 Kittredge
Street Berkeley, Info:
10/9-10/2011 Celebration of the California Suffrage Centennial 19112011
at the Sacramento Capitol. For more information:
10/14/2011 “Berkeley Women Vote” exhibit expands to the
Berkeley Central Public Library display cases.
10/30/2011 League of Women Voters, Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville
Celebration of its 100th anniversary; 2:00‐3:15 pm in
City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, for music and
speeches; then on to the Veteran’s Memorial Building for
lemonade & cookies & tour of “Berkeley Women Vote”
The Berkeley Historical Society (BHS) will offer a series of
suffrage related talks during the exhibit. Follow updates at
the BHS website:
3 BHS Fall
Related to
10/1/2011 UC Berkeley campus tour of sites associated
with prominent UC benefactor and suffrage supporter
Phoebe Hearst. 10/22/2011, Visits to four historic early
women’s club houses in the south campus area.
11/12/2011 A West Berkeley walk remembering the
community institutions Berkeley women created.


Sponsosred by the Berkeley Historical Society, League of Women Voters, Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville, American Association of University Women, Berkeley Branch, and the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library.

( 8/16/2011)