More Than Gold in California, 1849-1933. (Inscribed by the author).

By: RITTER, MARY BENNETT.

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451 pp., post-script; 8vo; patterned green & brown paper over boards, lettered in gilt. Inscribed by the author: "To my friends, Dr. and Mrs. Earl M. Wilbur, with cordial greetings, Mary B. Ritter, New Years, 1943, Berkeley, California." Miniscule wear to corner tips; mild foxing to endpapers. Overall a crisp copy.

Dr. Ritter's autobiography - she was a physician and an advocate for women's rights and public health issues in Berkeley. Known as a pioneer in her time because women were largely excluded from medical training and employment, she built a successful private practice. Dr. Ritter also advocated for women in medical professional, training for nurses, and sanitation standards in hospitals and doctor's offices. She helped start the Pacific Dispensary for Women and Children, free clinics for poor women and children.

Title: More Than Gold in California, 1849-1933. (Inscribed by the author).

Author Name: RITTER, MARY BENNETT.

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Berkeley, By the author: 1933

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine condition

Seller ID: 8147

Keywords: History Medicine Women's Studies California