A 1908 Interview With the Author of "Aunt Jane of Kentucky"
Landmark Report (2004)
  • Lynn E. Niedermeier , Western Kentucky University
Article
Abstract

Bowling Green native Lida Calvert Obenchain wrote popular fiction and campaigned for woman suffrage. Interviewed after her first book of stories, Aunt Jane of Kentucky, was published under her pen name "Eliza Calvert Hall," Lida spoke about her family, literature, women's rights, and her work for the Kentucky Equal Rights Association. The interview, conducted by journalist Ewing Galloway, is reproduced here, with annotations to amplify the content.

Keywords
  • woman suffragists,
  • woman suffrage,
  • Kentucky woman authors
Publication Date
December, 2004
Publisher Statement
Adapted with permission from Landmark Report, December 2004.
Citation Information
Lynn E. Niedermeier. "A 1908 Interview With the Author of "Aunt Jane of Kentucky"" Landmark Report (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lynn_niedermeier/24/