Why Jane Stanford Limited Women’s Enrollment to 500

And what happened next.

Stanford Magazine
Aug 22, 2018 · 13 min read

By Sam Scott

Photo: University Archives
Photos: University Archives
Photo: University Archives
Photo: Stanford News Service

A Coed Nation

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Photo: Chuck Painter
Photo: University Archives

Hitting the Cap

CHEZ ROBLE: Women students at the turn of the 20th century. (Photo: University Archives)
Photo: Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service

A Silver Lining

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Source: Registrar’s Office

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