Download e-book for iPad: A Texas Suffragist: Diaries and Writings of Jane Y. McCallum by Janet G. Humphrey

By Janet G. Humphrey

A chief within the winning struggle for girl 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; not like 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A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most crucial unpublished diaries, which conceal the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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 perspective of 1 of the movement’s so much lively contributors, and supply perception right into a diversity of innovative causes—including prohibition, sincere executive, and the independence and integrity of the collage of Texas—that ladies reformers supported on this planet conflict 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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