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 list of an extremely effective lifestyles. McCallum used to be a spouse, mom, and clubwoman; in contrast to such a lot, she used to be additionally a suffrage chief, lobbyist, journalist, publicist, Democratic celebration employee, and secretary of state.

A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most vital unpublished diaries, which hide the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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 perspective of 1 of the movement’s so much lively individuals, and supply perception right into a variety of revolutionary causes—including prohibition, sincere govt, and the independence and integrity of the collage of Texas—that girls reformers supported on the planet warfare I era.

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

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