Heidi J. Osselaer
This landmark book chronicles for the first time the participation of Arizona women in the state's early politics. Incorporating impressive original research, Winning Their Place traces the roots of the political participation of women from the territorial period to after World War II.
In January 1999, five women were elected to the highest offices in Arizona, including governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, and superintendent of public instruction. The "Fab Five," as they were dubbed by the media, were sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, herself a former member of the Arizona ...
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