Sylvia D. Hoffert's Alva Vanderbilt Belmont: Unlikely Champion of Women's Rights PDF

By Sylvia D. Hoffert

ISBN-10: 025335661X

ISBN-13: 9780253356611

A big apple socialite and feminist, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont was once recognized to be domineering, temperamental, and opinionated. Her get to the bottom of to get her personal approach whatever the effects stood her in stable stead whilst she joined the yank girl suffrage circulation in 1909. Thereafter, she used her wealth, her administrative services, and her social superstar to assist persuade Congress to move the nineteenth modification after which to cajole the exhausted leaders of the nationwide Woman’s occasion to begin an international extensive equivalent rights crusade. Sylvia D. Hoffert argues that Belmont used to be a feminist visionary and that her monetary aid was once an important to the luck of the suffrage and equivalent rights routine. She additionally indicates how Belmont’s activism, and the cash she used to help it, enriches our knowing of the non-public dynamics of the yankee woman’s rights circulation. Her research of Belmont’s memoirs illustrates how Belmont went concerning the advanced and collaborative means of developing her public self.

Show description

Read or Download Alva Vanderbilt Belmont: Unlikely Champion of Women's Rights PDF

Similar biographies of the rich & famous books

Dalí Dreams of Gala by Eddy L. Barrows PDF

The Spanish Surrealist, Salvador Dalí, in his 20's and tittering among genius and insanity, is a paranormal visitor via a chain of wonderful surrealistic goals recreating a lot of his nice work. Dalí is a guy who feels out of concord along with his time, losing his genius in laughter, sperm and visions.

Download e-book for kindle: Everyday Heroes by Marco Tikkanen

Marco Tikkanen (born 1969) is a guitar participant and a revenues, company and know-how specialist. He has spent 18 years within the IT/Software in a number of administration positions and can be an entrepreneur. He begun his first corporation in great, South of France again in 1994 and has been a shareholder and proprietor of three different businesses for the reason that.

Download e-book for iPad: Destiny Prevails: My life with Aristotle, Alexander, by Paul J. Ioannidis

Ahead of there have been multimillionaires lurking round each nook of 57th road in big apple and purchasing up mansion blocks in London’s toniest neighborhoods, you was once in a position to count number fairly wealthy on one, probably , fingers. And in that less complicated epoch, Aristotle Onassis used to be the only of some actual self-made multimillionaires, toasted and renowned by means of kings, politicians and the worldwide jet set, and the item of fascination via reporters and the world’s public.

James M. Hutchisson's Ernest Hemingway: A New Life PDF

To many, the lifetime of Ernest Hemingway has taken on mythic proportions. From his romantic entanglements to his mythical bravado, the weather of Papa’s personality have interested readers, turning Hemingway into such a large determine that it's nearly most unlikely to visualize him as a true individual. James Hutchisson’s biography reclaims Hemingway from the sensationalism, revealing the lifetime of a guy who used to be usually bookish and introverted, an out of doors fanatic who respected the flora and fauna, and a beneficiant spirit with an enviable paintings ethic.

Extra info for Alva Vanderbilt Belmont: Unlikely Champion of Women's Rights

Example text

Download PDF sample

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont: Unlikely Champion of Women's Rights by Sylvia D. Hoffert

by Steven

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 26 votes