New PDF release: A Texas Suffragist: Diaries and Writings of Jane Y. McCallum

By Janet G. Humphrey

ISBN-10: 1623493668

ISBN-13: 9781623493660

A chief within the winning struggle for lady suffrage in Texas, Jane Yelvington McCallum (1878–1957) left an soaking up written checklist of a very effective existence. McCallum was once a spouse, mom, and clubwoman; not like so much, she used to be additionally a suffrage chief, lobbyist, journalist, publicist, Democratic get together employee, and secretary of state.

A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most crucial unpublished diaries, which conceal the interval from October 1916 via December 1919. They chronicle the fight of Texas suffragists to win the vote from the point of view of 1 of the movement’s so much lively individuals, and supply perception right into a variety of innovative causes—including prohibition, sincere govt, and the independence and integrity of the college of Texas—that ladies reformers supported on this planet struggle I era.

Editor Janet G. Humphrey has supplemented McCallum’s diaries with a variety of her letters, autobiographical fragments, and sketches that support around out the tale of her own and public lifestyles via 1919.

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A Texas Suffragist: Diaries and Writings of Jane Y. McCallum (Women in Texas History Series, sponsored by the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation) by Janet G. Humphrey


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