• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. Elizabeth Fry Page

    Turney, John E., Mrs

    A photograph of Elizabeth Fry 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 gave…

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  • Mrs. B. F. Wilson Portrait

    Thuss

    A portrait photograph of Mrs. Benjamin F. Wilson (Sara Morris Wilson), an activist for the temperance and women's suffrage movements in Tennessee and Regent of the Ladies' Hermitage Association. The 1…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. B. F. Wilson

    A photograph of Mrs. Benjamin F. Wilson (Sara Morris Wilson), an activist for the temperance and women's suffrage movements in Tennessee and Regent of the Ladies' Hermitage Association. A caption on t…

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