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Honoring Women of Long Beach History Ranchos Walk 9.18.2021 7:30 am - 2:00 pm 9.4 miles free

Thank you to the office of Janice Hahn for sponsoring this event The event is FREE but advanced registration is required. Register at: LongBeach.gov/RanchosWalk Join us for the Ranchos Walk and experience the cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill in a whole new way! About this event Desplazarse hacia abajo para ver la traducción[…]

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Recruited by Long Beach Police Captain Tom Williams as a “social experiment” in January 1908, Fanny Bixby Spencer (1879-1930) is believed to have been America’s first policewoman. In her own words, “My work as a special officer was unique because I entered before the days of regular policewoman and I blazed a trail. I went[…]

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