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Posts Tagged ‘women’s history’

Women Writing History: Preserving Latinx Community Histories

May 19, 2018

Join us for “Women Writing History: Preserving Latinx Community History,” a panel discussion and book-signing with three local authors working to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of previous generations—the people, neighborhoods, and spaces that contribute to San Diego’s rich layers of history.

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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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