By Nancy C. Unger
In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case l. a. Follette as "probably the least identified but so much influential of all of the American ladies who've needed to do with public affairs." A devoted recommend for women's suffrage, peace, and different reasons, she served as a key consultant to her husband, prime revolutionary flesh presser Robert los angeles Follette. She additionally wielded substantial impression via her personal speeches and journalism, as while she adverse racism by way of talking out opposed to the segregation of the government less than President Woodrow Wilson.
In a concise, energetic, and interesting narrative, Nancy C. Unger exhibits how Belle los angeles Follette uniquely contributed to revolutionary reform, in addition to the methods her paintings was once regular of women--and progressives--of her time. Supported through basic files and a strong significant other web site, this e-book introduces scholars of yankee heritage to a rare girl and the period of revolutionary reform.
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Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer (Routledge Historical Americans) by Nancy C. Unger