FELTON, Rebecca Latimer, 1835-1930



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Chamberlin, Hope. “Benefit of the Doubt," A Minority of Members: Women in the U.S. Congress, 19-37. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973.

Felton, Rebecca Latimer. Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth. 1919. Reprint. New York: Arno Press, 1980.

___. My Memoirs of Georgia Politics. Atlanta: Index Printing Co., 1911 (memoirs of William H. Felton, written by Rebecca Felton).

“Rebecca Latimer Felton,” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Floyd, Josephine Bone. “Rebecca Latimer Felton, Champion of Women’s Rights.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 30 (June 1946): 81-104.

___. “Rebecca Latimer Felton, Political Independent.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 30 (March 1946): 14-34.

Hirsch, Eleanor G. “Grandma Felton and the U.S. Senate." Mankind: The Magazine of Popular History 4 (1974): 52-57.

Hunter, Joan Conerly. “Rebecca Latimer Felton.” Master’s thesis, University of Georgia, 1944.

Mellichamp, Josephine. “Rebecca Latimer Felton.” In Senators from Georgia, pp. 224-29. Huntsville, AL: Strode Publishers, 1976.

Talmadge, John E. “Rebecca Latimer Felton.” In Georgians in Profile: Historical Essays in Honor of Ellis Merton Coulter, edited by Horace Montgomery, pp. 277-302. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1958.

___. Rebecca Latimer Felton: Nine Stormy Decades. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1960.

___. “Rebecca Latimer Felton, Georgian.” Georgia Review 9 (Spring 1955): 65-73.

___. “The Seating of the First Woman in the United States Senate.” Georgia Review 10 (Summer 1956): 168-74.

Whites, LeeAnn. “Rebecca Latimer Felton and the Wife’s Farm: The Class and Racial Politics of Gender Reform.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 76 (Summer 1992): 354-72.