By Janet G. Humphrey
A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most crucial unpublished diaries, which hide the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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 energetic members, and supply perception right into a diversity of revolutionary causes—including prohibition, sincere executive, and the independence and integrity of the college of Texas—that girls reformers supported on the planet battle I era.
Editor Janet G. Humphrey has supplemented McCallum’s diaries with a range of her letters, autobiographical fragments, and sketches that support around out the tale of her own and public existence 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