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HasRatificationBeenEasy-2.pdf
his is an article in The Suffragist in February of 1920, titled “Has Ratification Been Easy?” by Elizabeth Green Kalb. She talks about the difficulties of the ratification process and the oppositions women were forced to overcome. she goes in…

UniversityWomenUnite.pdf
The drawing, "They Say" was published in 1920, in The Suffragist. The drawing illustrates a donkey holding a sign that says Tennesse and an elephant holding a sign that says Vermont. A woman in front of the two is wearing a suffrage sash and is…

TN36th1.pdf
"Tennessee--The 36th!" is a article from The Suffragist that was written in September 1920. The article talks about the week's of suspense that gave the final vote for ratification on August 18th. the article mentions Tennessee's intensive state…

Special Sessionspg1-2.pdf
This article is in The Suffragist, that consist of letters/telegrams from President Wilson to Governor Albert H. Roberts of Tennessee appealing for a special ratification session. Govenor Roberts stated that he owuld comply with President Wilson, in…

In this newspaper article created by Anita Marie Lapham, Sister Mary Anne Guthrie talks about her decision to run or Congress and her past experiences as an activist and a nurse. The 8th district seat is being fought for by two women and four men.…

seq-4.pdf
This document is a part of a series of letters in which readers of the Appeal wrote in with their opinions about “ The Woman’s Question”, in which the discussion ranged from wage equality (which was the issue that sparked the public debate),…

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The following article is about the displeasure Lois DeBerry and two other female legislators faced against a bill ending alimony payments to a person if they resided or cohabitated with a person of the opposite sex for 90 days or more. The female…

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This is a PDF of a letter from the Special Collections section of the University of Memphis Library. Hope Bespalow, a student at the University of Wisconsin, writes a letter to Merrill Dan, a lieutenant in the United States army. They were both…
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