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More than ninety years ago, Rebecca Felton led the way as the first woman senator

Ritchie, Donald A. (2013) More than ninety years ago, Rebecca Felton led the way as the first woman senator. LSE American Politics and Policy (05 Oct 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Donald A. Ritchie looks at the story of Rebecca Latimer Felton, who at the age of 87 became the first woman to serve in the Untitled States senate. While she only served for one day, she led the way for greater representation of women in the senate.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2014 13:29
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58281

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