• "Tell Me, Oh! Ouija Shall I Have Woman Suffrage Or - No?"

    Robertson, Earl

    A political cartoon by Earl Robertson featuring Governor Roberts of Tennessee in his office attemping to use a ouija board to predict the outcome of the ratification vote. A dialogue bubble appears ne…

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  • "Votes for Women"

    A clipping of the front page of the Nashville Tennessean, Vol. 8, No. 185, November 12, 1914 with the headline: "Suffragists in Session Today." A political cartoon called "The Nation is Listening" fea…

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  • "When Women Get Their Rights"

    A political cartoon by T. E. Powers published in the Commercial Appeal on February 25, 1908. It bears the caption "A Political Parade - Not Yet, but Soon" and features women marching with signs such a…

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  • "Great Expectations"

    A political cartoon published in the Philadelphia Inquirer that depicts a number of cleaning supplies with suffrage-related labels, such as "Suffrage Soap," "November Lye," Suff Moral Cleanser," and a…

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  • "Delivered at Last"

    A political cartoon featuring a man labeled "Tennessee 36th state" presenting a woman with a gift labeled "The Vote" and saying, "Allow me the pleasure." The woman wears an apron that says, "American…

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  • "You Dirty Boy"

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

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  • "She Knows How She Got Her Vote"

    Reid, Albert Turner, 1873-1955

    A political cartoon by Albert T. Reid, depicting a woman holding a newspaper called "Daily Paper" with the headline "Women Win Vote: Suffrage Passes in Tennessee by the Aid of the Republicans." She is…

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  • "Hope at last!"

    Wahl, Harold J

    A woman representing the woman suffrage movement climbs the "ratification cliff." She holds tightly to a tree at the summit labeled "Tennessee," the final state needed for the ratification of the 19th…

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  • "His Daughter"

    Hill, W. E. (William Ely), 1887-1962

    A 1915 cartoon by W. E. Hill as it appeared in "The Gracious Road to Battle" by Louise Davis in the Nashville Tennessean, January 11, 1948. The cartoon features a young woman standing before a crowd o…

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  • "Which Shall It Be?"

    A political cartoon in two panels. The first panel bears the caption "Of the home, by the home, for the home" and shows three women casting their ballots. The second panel bears the caption "Of the bo…

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  • "Still trying to button it up"

    Uncle Sam tries to secure the 36th and final button needed to ratify the 19th Amendment for "national suffrage," which gave women the right to vote. Look closely at his wife's dress and you can see a…

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  • "The Vote: First Leaves of Autumn"

    Three political cartoons from an unidentified publication. The first features two women, one upper class and one working class, along with the dialogue, "One thing more before I take the job - are you…

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  • "We Suppose the Disintegration of the Home and the Defeminization of Mother Are Likely to Take Place Any Minute"

    A political cartoon published in the New York Tribune showing a woman reading a newspaper with the headline "Universal Suffrage Now an Established Fact!" Her family cowers in fear behind the furniture…

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  • "No. 36 Long Overdue"

    A political cartoon published in the Baltimore Evening Sun showing a woman sitting on a trunk at a train station with her luggage around her labeled "Votes for Women" and a bulletin on the wall that r…

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  • "Tennessee Has the Center of the Stage"

    A political cartoon published in the Washington Star that depicts a proud man representing the Tennessee Legislature as a crowd of grateful suffragists surrounds him. The 19th Amendment to the U. S. C…

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  • "With a String on It!"

    A political cartoon with the caption "Suggestion for the Proposed Tennessee Nineteenth Amendment Memorial." It depicts a statue of a woman in patriotic clothing pulling "The Vote" out of a pocket book…

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  • "She May Fool Them"

    A political cartoon in two panels. The first panel bears the caption "As the politician sees the 'docile' woman vote" and shows a political boss handing a ballot to a submissive woman voter and saying…

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  • "She Makes It"

    A political cartoon showing a man in a car labeled "Tennessee" seeing off a woman passenger labeled "Women Suffrage" as she boards a train bound for the Presidential Election 1920. The cartoon referen…

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  • "Safe"

    A Philadelphia newspaper revels in the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Here, the Lady sits safely atop the Constitution while an anti-suffragist rat shakes its fist…

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  • "Woman's Vote"

    A political cartoon with "Woman's Vote" striking like lightning between a donkey, representing the Democratic Party, and an elephant, representing the Republican Party. The 19th Amendment to the U. S…

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