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Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez

19th Amendment Outdoor Museum

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 20, 2021
1. Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez Marker
Inscription.  A California suffragist and an educator, she campaigned and translated at rallies in Southern California where suffragists distributed tens of thousands of pamphlets in Spanish and worked as a translator for the California suffrage movement. She instituted a campaign among the Spaniards and the Mexicans and toured the state giving suffrage lectures in Spanish. de Lopez is credited as the first person to make speeches in California on equal suffrage in the Spanish language.
 
Erected 2020 by Maren Conrad.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsHispanic AmericansWomen. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 34.54′ N, 121° 28.899′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 19th Street near K Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee (here, next to this marker); Laura de Force Gordon
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 20, 2021
2. Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez Marker - wide view
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(here, next to this marker); Naomi Anderson (here, next to this marker); Sara Plummer Lemmon (here, next to this marker); Dr. Margaret 'Mike' Chung (here, next to this marker); Gertrude Weil (a few steps from this marker); Julie Soderlund (a few steps from this marker); Juno Frankie Seay Pierce (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez. This is one of nineteen markers that comprise the 19th Amendment Outdoor museum, erected in 2020 as part of the "I Vote" project, honoring suffragettes and their work.
 
Also see . . .
1. Maria de Lopez (Wikipedia). "Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez (1881-1977) was a California suffragist and an educator from Los Angeles. In the 1910s, she campaigned and translated at rallies in Southern California, where suffragists distributed tens of thousands of pamphlets in Spanish." (Submitted on April 21, 2021.) 

2. Biography: Maria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez 1881-1977 (National Women's History Museum). "On October 10, 1911,
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the suffrage proposition passed and California became the sixth state in the nation to approve suffrage for women, nine years before the passage of the 19th Amendment. Lopez was among the women considered by leading suffragists in Los Angeles to serve as a representative from California to the 1913 Woman Suffrage Parade in Washington, D.C. In 1914, Lopez returned to political advocacy, translating materials in support of labor-related initiatives on that year’s ballot into Spanish." (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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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