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By Tina Stewart Brakebill

Facets of Barbara Egger Lennon's existence outline her as a regular white Midwestern lady of her time: instructor, spouse, mom. Her paintings as a union organizer and political activist, even if, complicate that photograph. the way she balanced those roles illustrates what number ladies of her time formed their lives within the face of 3 major forces: paintings, relatives, and politics. Enriched via years of certain 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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