• 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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  • 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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  • "The Red Behind the Yellow: Socialism in the Wake of Suffrage"

    An anti-suffrage pamphlet issued by the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage. It gives warning that socialists are behind the women's suffrage movement. The cover features an image of marche…

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  • Suffrage scenes at the Capitol when the Senate ratified Aug. 13

    This special page of The Tennessean featured photographs of both suffrage and anti-suffrage advocates at the Tennessee State Capitol the day the state senate approved the resolution to ratify the 19th…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Maria Thompson Daviess (1872-1924)

    Cowan, Sarah Eakin, 1873-1958

    Sketch by artist Sarah Eakin Cowan of Maria Thompson Daviess. Daviess was the vice president of the Nashville Equal Suffrage League in 1911 and worked closely with Anne Dallas Dudley. She was also hon…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "Tennessee About to Answer 'Yes' or 'No'"

    A newspaper clipping from the Washington Herald featuring images of Betty Gram, of Portland, Ore.; Sue White, of Tennessee, and Anna Pollitzer, of Charleston, S.C., who are described as 'militants of…

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