"Kansas has no use for an unsexed woman in the governor's chair" (1897)

Dublin Core

Title

"Kansas has no use for an unsexed woman in the governor's chair" (1897)

Description

The Fort Collins Courier remarks on the supposed gender failings of the prolific Kansas agitator, political activists, and orator, Mary Ellen Lease. Charging women with being "unsexed" by their advocacy and rhetorical acumen was not uncommon during the era, nor is it uncommon today.

Creator

Fort Collins Courier

Publisher

Fort Collins Courier, July 29, 1897, pp. 2

Date

July 29, 1897

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- published before 1926

Format

PNG, PDF

Language

English

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Citation

Fort Collins Courier, “"Kansas has no use for an unsexed woman in the governor's chair" (1897),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed February 8, 2023, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/78.