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Eva McDonald Valesh

Title: Valesh Writes About Her Travels
Type: Letter
Date: no date
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: Eva Valesh writes to a friend about the Alliance Party members she is meeting on her trip out East and her hopes for the future.
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Valesh Writes About Her Travels

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  1. What does she not think she can afford to do with the group she is visiting?

  2. From what you know about Valesh and the caption in the data table describing this letter, what do you think that Valesh's "growing ambitions" might be?

  3. What conflict is she having between her life as an activist and her life at home?

  4. What does it tell you about Valesh if she is unhappy being away from her husband but chooses to continue in her work?