By Nancy C. Unger
In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case los angeles Follette as "probably the least identified but such a lot influential of the entire American girls who've needed to do with public affairs." A devoted suggest for women's suffrage, peace, and different reasons, she served as a key consultant to her husband, top innovative flesh presser Robert l. a. Follette. She additionally wielded huge impression via her personal speeches and journalism, as while she hostile racism through talking out opposed to the segregation of the government lower than President Woodrow Wilson.
In a concise, vigorous, and interesting narrative, Nancy C. Unger indicates how Belle l. a. Follette uniquely contributed to revolutionary reform, in addition to the methods her paintings was once general of women--and progressives--of her time. Supported by way of basic records and a strong better half site, this e-book introduces scholars of yankee historical past to a unprecedented lady and the period of innovative reform.
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