Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull

Free Spirit for Women's Rights

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Traces the life and accomplishments of the American suffragist who became the first successful female stockbroker and later started a newspaper and ran for president, before a scandal forced her to leave the United States for Great Britain.

Oxford University Press
At a time when women were regarded as second-class citizens, Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) led a life of many "firsts." She was the first woman stockbroker, the first woman to speak before Congress, and the first woman to run for President of the United States.

Oxford Portraits are informative and insightful biographies of people whose lives shaped their times and continue to influence ours. Based on the most recent scholarship, they draw heavily on primary sources, including writings by and about their subjects. Each book is illustrated with a wealth of photographs, documents, memorabilia, framing the personality and achievements of its subject against the backdrop of history.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780195143676
0195143671
Branch Call Number: J B WOODH BRODY
Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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