Trailblazing Woman: Houstonian Frances “Sissy” Farenthold reflects on nearly a century of advocating for women’s liberties

Trailblazing Woman: Houstonian Frances “Sissy” Farenthold reflects on nearly a century of advocating for women’s liberties

Beatriz Oliveros, Houston Lifestyle Producer, Houston

Katie Meyers, Executive Producer, Houston Lifestyle

Paul Shelton, Houston Lifestyle Photographer

Pictures plus some movie footage thanks to Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold: a citizen that is noble2015), made by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice during the University of Texas School of Law, with pictures from Sissy’s papers in the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

HOUSTON – Women’s History is a time to reflect upon the contributions made by trailblazing women who weren’t afraid of speaking up and challenging the status quo month. Continue reading “Trailblazing Woman: Houstonian Frances “Sissy” Farenthold reflects on nearly a century of advocating for women’s liberties”