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By Tina Stewart Brakebill

Facets of Barbara Egger Lennon's existence outline her as a typical white Midwestern lady of her time: instructor, spouse, mom. Her paintings as a union organizer and political activist, despite the fact that, complicate that photograph. the best way she balanced those roles illustrates what number ladies of her time formed their lives within the face of 3 major forces: paintings, kin, and politics. Enriched by means of years of distinctive diary entries that Egger Lennon wrote, Barbara Egger Lennon: instructor, mom, Activist deepens our knowing of the ways that paintings and political activism may exist along the conventional function of ladies within the early twentieth century.

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