By Ms. Kelley M. King
A Texas educator, clubwoman, author, lecturer, and social and political activist whose impact within the early 20th century prolonged national, Pennybacker wrote A New historical past of Texas, which was once the state-adopted textbook for Texas historical past from 1898–1913 and remained in school room use until eventually the Forties. She was once additionally lively within the burgeoning women’s membership circulate and served as president of either the Texas Federation of Women’s golf equipment and the overall Federation of Women’s golf equipment (1912–14). The latter place was once thought of by way of a few to be the main strong place for a girl in the United States at that time.
Kelley King has mined the fifty-two linear toes of Pennybacker records on the collage of Texas middle for American historical past to reconstruct the "hidden historical past" of a feminist's existence and paintings. There, she exposed a powerful checklist of advocacy, interlaced with a average sort and a few outdated biases.
King's paintings deals perception into the non-public and political offerings Pennybacker made and the consequences those offerings had in her lifestyles and at the American tradition at large.
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Call Her a Citizen: Progressive-Era Activist and Educator Anna Pennybacker (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University) by Ms. Kelley M. King