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By Janet G. Humphrey

A chief within the profitable struggle for lady suffrage in Texas, Jane Yelvington McCallum (1878–1957) left an soaking up written list of an extremely effective lifestyles. McCallum used to be a spouse, mom, and clubwoman; in contrast to so much, she used to be additionally a suffrage chief, lobbyist, journalist, publicist, Democratic social gathering employee, and secretary of state.

A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most crucial unpublished diaries, which hide the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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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