1912 Madera Political Rally

1912 Political Rally

In the days before radio and television, Maderans were heavily involved in politics. Street rallies, campaign parties, and parades were just a few of the avenues of local political activity. In this 1912 photograph, Madera Democrats are holding a rally on D Street just north of Yosemite Avenue. It should be noted that the speaker is a woman.. (Madera Images-Bill Coate)

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