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Minnie Fisher Cunningham

Judith N. McArthur

Minnie Fisher Cunningham

a suffragist"s life in politics

by Judith N. McArthur

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJudith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 266 p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22551453M
ISBN 100195122151

  Back in , Minnie Fisher Cunningham, a leader of the Texas suffragette movement, wrote a colleague to complain that she was "tired of the class women who are . Minnie Fisher Cunningham | The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics.

Minnie Fisher Cunningham campaign poster, After the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, Minnie Fisher Cunningham became the executive secretary of the National League of Women Voters in Washington, D.C. In , she returned to Texas to run for the United States Senate.   Minnie Fisher Cunningham by Judith N. McArthur, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

  Petition from Minnie Fisher Cunningham of the Texas Woman Suffrage Association () Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, Profile: Minnie Fisher Cunningham () Minnie Fisher was born on a plantation near New Waverly, Texas. She was home-schooled by her mother, and her father took her to his political meetings in Huntsville. At age 17 she enrolled at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and earned a degree in pharmacy.


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This book was my first real look into US suffragists and it was fascinating. The political life of Minnie Fisher Cunningham is such an important part of the movement, and this book does a great job of telling her story.

If you are interested in history, I very much recommend this book - and any other books by Mr. Smith. Excellent read!!Reviews: 3. "Minnie Fisher Cunningham is an important and timely book that not only advances understanding of twentieth-century Texas political history, an understudied period, but also speaks to significant debates about women's political endeavors in the years between suffrage and the feminist movement of the s and s.

Cunningham's life story /5(3). The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S. Senate seat Minnie Fisher Cunningham book Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics.

Cunningham's professional life spanned a half century, thus. Minnie Fisher Cunningham was elected president of the Galveston Equal Suffrage Association in and toured Texas to speak for the cause. She subsequently served as president of the Texas Woman Suffrage Association, opened Minnie Fisher Cunningham book suffrage headquarters near the Capitol in Austin, and successfully campaigned for the legislative approval of.

The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics/5.

This biography, written by Minnie Fisher Cunningham, chronicles the life and adventures of Sallie Comer Fisher, Cunningham's mother. The book begins with a foreward laying out the setting for the book: The Old and New South.

Cunningham was active in the Democratic Party until her death in But every woman who votes regardless of party, owes Texas’s "Minnie Fish" a debt of gratitude.

For More about Minnie Fisher Cunningham. The University of Houston Digital Library contains the Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers, – The papers include correspondence.

The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics.

1 day ago  2 of 3 Book jacket ``Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics,'' by Judith McArthur and Harold Smith. HOUCHRON CAPTION (07/18/): None. New in. Show Summary Details Preview. Minnie Fisher Cunningham was Texas's most important 20th-century political activist.

Best known for directing Texas's successful woman suffrage campaign, she played an important role in the national suffrage movement, helped to establish the League of Women Voters, and served as its first executive secretary.

The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women.

Texas Originals A Suffrage Politician: Minnie Fisher Cunningham. She was an early fighter for women’s rights. She was a leader in the suffragette movement and played a. Minnie Fisher Cunningham kept her personal life hidden. This is the book's most impressive and edifying achievement."--The Journal of American History"excellently written and well-documented biography a welcome and substantive contribution to the study of women's political activism in the fight for state and federal suffrage laws.

Minnie Fisher Cunningham was Texas's most important 20th-century political activist. Best known for directing Texas's successful woman suffrage campaign, she played an important role in the national suffrage movement, helped to establish the League of Women Voters, and served as its first executive secretary.

One of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics, she was a Author: Judith N. Mcarthur. The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S.

Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governor, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics/5(2). Minnie Fisher Cunningham and Jane Y.

McCallum Leaders of Texas Women for Suffrage and Beyond (Book): Nieuwenhuizen, Patricia B. "From suffragist to Left Feminist, Minnie Fisher Cunningham has been hailed by her contemporaries as 'the South's best female political organizer' and by >Texas Monthly as the 'Agitator of the This important book reveals that she was an extraordinary Texan, whose talent for politics led to two campaigns for office and took her from the New Deal.

CUNNINGHAM, MINNIE FISHER (–). Minnie Fisher Cunningham, woman suffrage leader and leading liberal Democrat, the daughter of Horatio White Fisher and Sallie Comer (Abercrombie) Fisher, was born on Maon Fisher Farms, near New Waverly, Texas.

Her father was a prominent planter who served in the House of Representatives of the Texas legislature in –59 and – Review: "The principal orchestrator of the passage of women's suffrage in Texas, a founder and national officer of the League of Women Voters, the first woman to run for a U.S.

Senate seat from Texas, and a candidate for that state's governorship, Minnie Fisher Cunningham was one of the first American women to pursue a career in party politics.

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