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Milestones in women's rights: Pima County Library book picks

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women the right to vote, but over the ensuing decades, women of color continued to strive to secure their own rights.

Explore books that celebrate these important milestones.

Here are four book recommendations brought to you by your friends at Pima County Public Library:

Vanguard” by Martha S. Jones

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” by Kate Clarke Lemay

Suffrage” by Ellen Carol DuBois

Stories From Suffragette City” edited by M. J. Rose and Fiona Davis

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