Title

A Room of Their Own: The Contribution of Women to the Panama-California Exposition, 1915

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Winter 2015

Abstract

The article focuses on the important contribution of women to the Panama-California Exposition in 1915. It provides a background of the social conditions of U.S. women who gained new freedoms and played important roles at the great world fairs in the U.S. between 1876 and 1915. It also cites the creation of a statewide California Woman's Auxiliary, which include some of the most prominent women in San Diego, with the aim of getting women involved in the exposition.

Publication Information

© 2015 San Diego History Center

Published in final form at:

"A Room of Their Own: The Contribution of Women to the Panama-California Exposition, 1915," The Journal of San Diego History 61, no. 1 (Winter 2015). http://www.sandiegohistory.org/node/58276