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This document is from Shelby State Community College (today: Southwest Community College) to Marilyn Califf. Mrs. Califf was asked to teach an Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting in the Fall on Mondays from 7:30-9:30 p.m. She was paid $15 per…

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…

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…

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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),…

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…

1956WhiteXmasLightsContest.pdf
This letter was sent from the Christmas Lighting Committee to encourage “friends” to enter the City Beautiful Commission’s annual Christmas Lighting Contest. This letter encouraged citizens to “Make Memphis Shine at Christmas Time”. This…

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The Commission Government sent a letter to “the housekeepers of Memphis”, to promote Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 1957. The letter encouraged Memphians to get with neighbors and friends and to check homes and neighborhoods for fire…

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The City Beautiful Commission sent a letter to their Representatives to encourage them to participate in the 1958 Best Kept and Beautified Alley Contest. Members were asked to invite all Garden Clubs, P.T.A’s, Civic Clubs and any others to…
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