Fighting for Equality: a Life of May Wright Sewell -
Fighting for Equality: a Life of May Wright Sewell
Fighting for Equality: A Life of May Wright Sewall
By Ray E. Boomhower

This young readers biography showcases educator, woman's rights pioneer, and peace activist May Wright Sewall's important contributions to the history of Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States, and the world. Sewall helped to establish such Indianapolis institutions as the Girls' Classical School, the Indianapolis Woman's Club, the Contemporary Club, the Art Association of Indianapolis (today known as the Indianapolis Museum of Art) and the Indianapolis Propylaeum. She served as a valuable ally to such national suffrage leaders as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and gave the woman's movement a worldwide focus through her pioneering involvement with the American National Council of Women and the International Council of Women.


Hardcover, 160 pages. IHS Press, 2007. ISBN 9780871952530.

About the author
Ray E. Boomhower is senior editor with the Indiana Historical Society Press. His previous books include biographies on such Hoosier legends as Lew Wallace, Ernie Pyle, and May Wright Sewall. In 1998 Boomhower received the IHS's Hoosier Historian honor.

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