• Please!

    Kromer

    This political cartoon from the New York World shows a young woman suffragist asking Colonel Tennessee, the rustic older gentleman often used to represent Tennessee, for a special session of the Tenne…

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  • Where There's a Will, There's a Way

    Armelee

    This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee leaping over a wooden fence (constitutional technicalities) to come to the aid of a young woman (suffrage)stranded on a rock (35th state) while attemptin…

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  • Vamped!

    McGill, Ray

    In this political cartoon, Colonel Tennessee is eyeing a older woman representing suffrage. His comment is "Perfect 36," referring to Tennessee's place as the 36th and final state needed to ratify the…

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  • Courting Colonel Tennessee

    Clubb

    This political cartoon shows a harried Colonel Tennessee on a sofa, his hat on the floor, upturned with its brim labeled 'Tennessee Legislature.' Two young women sit on either side of the Colonel, vyi…

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  • Southern Chivalry Isn't What It Used to Be

    McCutcheon

    In this political cartoon, an elegantly dressed Colonel Tennessee offers a chair (suffrage ratification) to an young woman representing woman suffrage. He pulls the chair from under her as she sits, a…

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  • Question is Will They Get Through in Time for the Presidential Election?

    Pernja

    This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee spreading tacks along the road traveled by a group of women in a Suffrage Ratification car. The tacks represent 'legal technicalities' used by suffrage o…

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  • Goal

    Thurlby

    Cartoon from the Seattle Times celebrating the passage of women's suffrage in Tennessee. A woman from the Suffragists basketball team, wearing 'Tennessee' on a ribbon around her head, shoots a basketb…

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