FIRST VOTERS OF CALIFORNIA

Oakland, CA November 8, 1911 - Emma Tom Lueng (left) and Clara Lee were the first Chinese women to register to vote in California. They are shown here at the Alameda County Court House. From left are Mr. Tom Lueng, Emma’s husband, Dr. Charles G. Lee, Clara’s husband, and County Clerk W. B. Reith. 

(Edward “Doc” Rogers / Oakland Tribune)

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