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A 1908 Interview With the Author of "Aunt Jane of Kentucky"

Lynn E. Niedermeier, Western Kentucky University

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Adapted with permission from Landmark Report, December 2004.


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.

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Lynn E. Niedermeier. "A 1908 Interview With the Author of "Aunt Jane of Kentucky"" Landmark Report (2004).
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