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Gentle Warriors: Clara Ueland And Mn Struggle For Woman Suffrage
by Barbara Stuhler
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995
Paper: 978-0-87351-318-0

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
This moving story relates the final phase of Minnesota women's struggle towin the vote under the leadership of the remarkable Clara Ueland. Through adepiction of Ueland's life and work, Barbara Stuhler shows us the state'shardworking and energetic suffragists-marching in the streets, organizingwomen throughout Minnesota, arguing over strategies, and speaking out beforethe legislature. The book traces the vital connections between their localactions and the national campaign, providing a valuable capsule history of theequal-suffrage movement in the United States.


"In ensuring women's place in future Minnesota histories and Minnesota'splace in women's history, Barbara Stuhler has written an enduringwork."-Genevieve Gardner McBride, Minnesota History
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • CONTENTS 
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments
    • Prologue
    • 1. 
    • The Genesis of a Movement
    • 2. 
    • The Formative Years
    • 3. 
    • From Motherhood to Community
    • 4. 
    • Into the Fray
    • 5. 
    • Opposing Forces and Other Agitation
    • 6. 
    • The Frustrations of Leadership
    • 7. 
    • The Suffrage House Divided
    • 8. 
    • The Reluctant Warriors
    • 9. 
    • The Breakthrough
    • 10. 
    • Postscript to Victory
    • 11. 
    • The Final Day
    • Reflections
    • Notes
    • Bibliography
    • Index



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