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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Naomi Anderson

19th Amendment Outdoor Museum

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 20, 2021
1. Naomi Anderson Marker
Inscription.  An African American suffragist, civil rights activist, and poet who highlighted the experience of African American women who were still enslaved by their inability to vote. She also found that the white women who had organized a children's home would not admit children of color, so Anderson gathered a council of women of color and organized a home of their own.
 
Erected 2020 by Maren Conrad.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkCivil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 34.538′ N, 121° 28.9′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of 19th Street and K Street, on the right when traveling north on 19th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 K Street, Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sara Plummer Lemmon (here, next to this marker); Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez (here,
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 20, 2021
2. Naomi Anderson Marker - wide view
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next to this marker); Gertrude Weil (here, next to this marker); Mabel Ping-Hua Lee (here, next to this marker); Laura de Force Gordon (a few steps from this marker); Juno Frankie Seay Pierce (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Margaret 'Mike' Chung (a few steps from this marker); Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. This is one of nineteen markers erected in 2020 as part of the "I Vote" project, honoring suffragettes and their work, and thus forming the 19th Amendment Outdoor Museum.
 
Also see . . .
1. Naomi Anderson (Wikpedia). "Naomi Bowman Talbert Anderson (March 1, 1843 – June 9, 1899) was an African American suffragist, temperance leader, civil rights activist, and writer who advocated for equal rights for all genders and races in the 1870s. She wrote poetry and gave speeches highlighting the experience of African American women who were still enslaved by their inability to vote, receiving considerable praise from other suffragists for her contributions to the movement." (Submitted on April 21, 2021.) 

2. Naomi Bowman Talbot Anderson (Iowa State University Archives of Women's Political Communication). "Naomi Bowman Talbert Anderson was a poet, writer and public
<i>Naomi Anderson Lecturer, Poetess, Advocate of Woman Suffrage, Member of the W.C.T.U....</i> image. Click for full size.
Monroe A. Majors (courtesy of New York Public Library), 1893
3. Naomi Anderson Lecturer, Poetess, Advocate of Woman Suffrage, Member of the W.C.T.U....
This is the source for the marker photo.
speaker who often gave speeches on the experience of black women and their right to vote. She spoke about the issues of black women but was an advocate for all genders and races. She worked alongside suffragists to campaign for the first woman’s suffrage referendum." (Submitted on April 21, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on April 21, 2021.

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