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Beginning in 1913, progressive reformer Belle Case La Follette wrote a series of articles for the "women's page" of her family's magazine, denouncing the sudden racial segregation in several departments of the federal government. Those articles reveal progressive efforts to appeal specifically to women to combat injustice, and also demonstrate the ability of women to voice important political opinions prior to suffrage.

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Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000


Kathryn Sklar
Thomas Dublin


Copyright © 2004 Thomas Dublin, Kathryn Kish Sklar and Alexander Street Press, LLC. Reprinted with permission. Any future reproduction requires permission from original copyright holders.



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