How did Belle La Follette Resist Racial Segregation in Washington D.C., 1913-1914?History
PublisherAlexander Street Press
AbstractBeginning 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.
Part ofWomen and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000
Citation InformationUnger, N. (2004) How did Belle La Follette Resist Racial Segregation in Washington D.C., 1913-1914? In K. Sklar and T. Dublin (Eds.) Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000, 8, no. 2. New York: Alexander Street Press.