• Suffrage scenes and leaders

    The Rotogravure Section of the Tennessean featured photographs of suffrage leaders including Carrie Chapman Catt, Elsa McGill, and Kate (Mrs. Leslie) Warner. Politicians such as Governor Albert H. Rob…

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  • The anti-suffrage ideal

    In this broadside, the anti-suffragists proclaimed that they sought to separate women from the grunge of politics and advance the ideals of patriotism, morality and Americanism. The 19th Amendment to…

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  • Jeanette Acklen with suffrage banner

    A photograph of Jeanette Tillotson Acklen holding the banner she marched behind during the Tennessee campaign for women's suffrage. Her husband, Joseph H. Acklen, son of Adelicia and Joseph Acklen,was…

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  • "You Dirty Boy" Tennessean Suffrage edition

    A political cartoon published in the Nashville Tennessean, August 30, 1914, depicting a woman washing a man. He is wearing a sweater with 'Politics' on it. She is cleaning the man from a bucket labele…

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  • Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association Charter, 1914

    Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association

    The charter of incorporation for the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association, chartered in 1914. It was signed by Anne Dallas Dudley, Caroline C. Kimbrough, Marie L. Lewis, Mary C. Branch, and Daisy Rout…

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  • The woman's protest against woman suffrage

    Tennessee Anti-Suffrage Association

    This undated petition urged the women of Tennessee to sign this petition "for the sake of your State and your sex" against the issue of "Votes-for-women." According to the petition, the great majority…

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  • Cover of National Suffrage Convention pamphlet

    National American Woman Suffrage Association

    The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) held its annual convention in Nashville in 1914. The heated debate ended with a resolution to support the Susan B. Anthony Amendment by every m…

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  • Woman`s protest against woman suffrage

    Tennessee Anti-Suffrage Association

    This typed petition, stamped by the Tennessee Anti-Suffrage Association, enumerates the reasons for their opposition to women`s suffrage. Stating their resentment at having "Votes for Women" thrust up…

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  • Suffrage workers at MTN in 1918

    This image is from the April 27, 1969 edition of the Daily News Journal

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  • Woman`s Protest Against Woman Suffrage

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  • "Some of Nashville's Children Who Want Suffrage"

    Images of children identified as being in support of suffrage, published in the Nashville Tennessean, August 30, 1914. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granted women the right to vote. Whe…

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  • Statements in official history of woman suffrage

    Callaway, James

    Anti-suffrage activists created this broadside from an article by James Callaway printed in the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph to defend to the reputation of General Robert E. Lee, and to demonstrate the malic…

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  • "Woman Suffrage: A Menace to the South"

    Lockwood, George R

    An anti-suffrage pamphlet written by George R. Lockwood, of St. Louis, Mo., that argues against the legislation as a violation of state's rights and a threat to white supremacy. The 19th Amendment to…

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  • Women's suffrage ratification in the Tennessee Senate chamber

    This photograph from the "Ratification Issue" of the Nashville Tennessean, Sunday morning, August 29, 1920, depicts the Senate chamber at the moment that the clerk counted the historic vote on women's…

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  • Women's Suffrage Ratification in the Tennessee Senate Chamber

    This photograph from the "Ratification Issue" of the Nashville Tennessean shows the Senate chamber at the moment that clerk counted the historic vote on women's suffrage. With this vote, Tennessee bec…

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  • Tennessee Suffrage Convention Program, 1918 March 20-21

    Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association

    A program for the Eleventh Convention of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association Incorporated, which took place at the Chisca Hotel in Memphis, March 20-21, 1918. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Cons…

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  • "How Suffrage Pickets Were Suppressed by Real Men"

    A broadside issued by the Republican Section of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage that suggests supporting suffrage betrays a man's masculinity and ruins political candidates' electio…

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  • Mrs. Guilford Dudley, President Nashville Equal Suffrage League

    Turney, John E., Mrs

    A photograph of suffragist Anne Dallas Dudley with her children as published in Mrs. John E. Turney's 1912 "Illustrated Sketches of Tennessee Women." The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution grant…

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  • Broadside advertising an anti-women's suffrage event at the Ryman

    Broadside advertising a mass meeting at the Ryman to "Save the South" from the Susan B. Anthony amendment and federal suffrage force bills. It advertises that Oscar Underwood, Ruffin Pleasant, E. B. S…

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  • "Mrs. Catt and Woman-Suffrage Leaders Repudiate the Bible"

    This pamphlet contains two articles by J. C. McQuiddy, editor of the Gospel Advocate, criticizing women's suffrage from a religious perspective. The first article specifically references The Woman's B…

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