Beatriz Oliveros, Houston Lifetime Producer, Houston
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HOUSTON – Women’s History Month is a period to mirror upon the efforts produced by trailblazing ladies who weren’t afraid of talking up and challenging the status quo.
Those types of ladies everyday lives here in Houston, along with her work with general public service spans almost a whole century.
Frances “Sissy” Farenthold ended up being one of many female that is first State Representatives, an applicant for governor, spouse and mom of five, and a champion of equal legal rights for all. And therefore list just scratches the outer lining.
Have a dive that is deep us to the remarkable and impressive life of Sissy Farenthold by viewing the movie above, by viewing one of many Rapoport Center’s films about her life here, or by viewing the schedule below.
Sissy Farenthold: a citizen that is nobleThe Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice)
1926 – Frances “Sissy” Farenthold comes into the world in Corpus Christi. Growing up, Sissy saw the battles dealing with her next-door next-door neighbors, particularly non-white minorities.
Sissy Farenthold: A Noble resident (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice)