• 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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  • 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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  • Josephine A. Pearson (1868-1944)

    Josephine A. Pearson was the president of the Tennessee State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage and the Southern Woman's League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment. She was an educ…

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  • Marching suffragettes

    Women march for the right to vote in a Nashville parade for women's suffrage. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granted women the right to vote. When the Tennessee General Assembly passed t…

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  • Mrs. Elizabeth Fry Page

    Turney, John E., Mrs

    A photograph of Elizabeth Frye Page, of Nashville, Tennessee, who was a charter member of the Tennessee Woman's Press and Authors Club as well as the Nashville Equal Suffrage Association. She also gav…

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  • Jeannette Tillotson Acklen (1871-1954)

    A photograph of Jeanette Tillotson Acklen. Mrs. Acklen marched for suffrage in the Tennessee campaign and was married to U.S. Representative Joseph H. Acklen, son of Adelicia and Joseph Acklen, and st…

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  • Thomas Kader Riddick

    A photograph of Thomas Kader Riddick. T. K. Riddick, of Memphis, Tennessee, was a prominent attorney, state representative, and proponent of women's suffrage. The photograph appeared in the 1922 publi…

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  • Mrs. K. P. Jones

    A photograph of Mrs. K. P. Jones, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs. Jones was third vice chairman of the…

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  • Corinne Dodds Sanders

    A photograph of Mrs. Newell Sanders, President of the Lookout Mountain Beautiful Club, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation of Wome…

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  • Mrs. Lawrence D. Tyson

    A photograph of Mrs. Lawrence D. Tyson, President of the City Beautiful League of Knoxville, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation o…

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  • Mrs. R. M. Beattie

    A photograph of Mrs. Robert Beattie, President of the Beethoven Club of Memphis, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation of Women's Cl…

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  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Bachrach Studios

    An undated photograph of Carrie Chapman Catt by Bachrach Studios. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granted women the right to vote. When the Tennessee General Assembly passed the ratificat…

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  • Anne Dallas Dudley

    Anne Dallas Dudley was a national and state leader in the fight for women's suffrage who worked tirelessly to secure the ratification of the 19th Amendment in Tennessee. She was from a prominent Nashv…

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  • "Mother, Home, and Politic"

    A 1919 newspaper article about suffragist Anne Dallas Dudley having a fire engine named for her at the Waverly-Belmont Fire Station. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granted women the righ…

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  • Mary Giles Howard

    A photograph of Mrs. Mary Giles Howard, President of the Woman's Club of Chattanooga, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation of Women…

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  • Willa McCord Blake Eslick (1878-1961)

    A photograph of Willa McCord Blake Eslick in 1932. Mrs. Eslick was a prominent suffragist working with the Tennesse Equal Suffrage Association. She was the featured speaker at a banquet for Mrs. Charl…

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  • Marion Scudder Griffin

    A photograph of Marion Scudder Griffin, State Representative from Shelby County and first woman in Tennessee to be licensed to practice law. She was an ardent advocate of women's rights and suffrage.…

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  • Gathering of anti-suffragists at Washington Hall

    Anti-suffrage leaders including Josephine A. Pearson, the president of the Tennessee Anti-Ratification League, gathered at Washington Hall in Robertson County. Mrs. George A. Washington, the vice-pres…

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  • Mary Church Terrell

    A native of Memphis, Mary Church Terrell (1864-1954) was a charter member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She was an activist in both the civil rights and th…

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  • Representative Harry T. Burn

    Calvert, Peter Ross, 1855-1931, Calvert, Ebenezer, 1850-1924

    Harry T. Burn was a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from Niota, in McMinn County. Elected at the age of twenty-two, he became the youngest member of the state legislature.…

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