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By Janet G. Humphrey

A chief within the profitable struggle for girl suffrage in Texas, Jane Yelvington McCallum (1878–1957) left an soaking up written checklist of an incredibly effective existence. McCallum was once a spouse, mom, and clubwoman; not like 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A Texas Suffragist brings to print of Jane McCallum’s most vital unpublished diaries, which disguise the interval from October 1916 via December 1919.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 such a lot energetic members, and supply perception right into a variety of innovative causes—including prohibition, sincere executive, and the independence and integrity of the college of Texas—that girls reformers supported on the earth 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 lifestyles via 1919.

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