As a leader of Texas women's fight for suffrage, Jane Y. McCallum always met her civic responsibilities "squarely and successfully." As she campaigned for women's voting rights, McCallum faced heated criticism. Undaunted, she gave speeches, wrote newspaper columns, and lobbied legislators—all while running a busy, active household. Read more about McCallum and listen to the episode of Texas Originals chronicling her achievements that aired on KUHF, Houston Public Radio, on February 23, 2013. More»

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Portrait of Jane Y. McCallum. Image # PICB 13189, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.