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

By Janet G. Humphrey

A chief within the winning struggle for lady suffrage in Texas, Jane Yelvington McCallum (1878–1957) left an soaking up written checklist of a really effective lifestyles. McCallum used to be a spouse, mom, and clubwoman; in contrast to so much, she was once 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A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most vital unpublished diaries, which conceal the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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 energetic contributors, and supply perception right into a variety of innovative causes—including prohibition, sincere executive, and the independence and integrity of the collage of Texas—that girls reformers supported on this planet warfare 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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