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Remarkable Women of San Diego: Pioneers, Visionaries, and Innovators

December 14, 2016

Authors Hannah Cohen and Gloria Harris document the diverse legacy of formidable female leaders from San Diego, including better known figures like Ellen Browning Scripps and Belle Benchley (the first female zoo director) to others like Luisa Moreno who established the United Fish Cannery Workers Union, and Bertha Pendleton the first female and first African American San Diego school superintendent.

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