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Winning Their Place: Arizona Women in Politics, 1883-1950

Winning Their Place: Arizona Women in Politics, 1883-1950

by Heidi J. Osselaer


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ISBN-13: 9780816502394
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 1,073,515
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

HEIDI J. OSSELAER teaches history at Arizona State University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables vi

Foreword Governor Janet Napolitano vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

1 The Battle Begins: The Early Woman Suffrage Movement, 1883 to 1903 1

2 The Battle Is Won: Statehood and Suffrage, 1909 to 1912 24

3 The War Is Not Over: Political Parties and Women's Clubs 54

4 "A Woman for a Woman's Job": Female Candidates, 1914 to 1927 80

5 "Mis"-Representatives: Expanding Representation, 1928 to 1940 115

6 Professional Politicians: The 1940s 141

Conclusion 160

Epilogue 165

Appendix: Women Elected and Appointed to the Arizona Legislature, 1914-1950 173

Notes 177

Bibliography 199

Illustration Credits 209

Index 211

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