Belva Lockwood: Equal Rights Pioneer


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As a child, Belva tried to walk on water. Although the attempt failed, Belva never stopped trying to do the impossible throughout her remarkable life. Belva's husband died a few years after their marriage, and she found that as a young widow she was allowed more freedom than she was as a daughter or a wife. Belva took this opportunity to pursue a college education. With her degree, Belva moved to Washington, D.C., where she pressured congressmen to enact a law ensuring that women working for the government were paid the ...

Belva Lockwood: Equal Rights Pioneer 2008, Twenty-First Century Books (CT), Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780822590682