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 basketball over a woman from the Antis team. The goal is labeled 'Ratification' and the basketball '19th Constitutional Amendment.' Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
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 Tennessee Legislature for the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women's suffrage.
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 attempting to cross a stream (strong opposition) and reach the other side (36th state). A caption in the upper left corner proclaims "What does one care for a high fence and deep water, when such an opportunity presents itself."
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 19th Amendment. Her belt "Tennessee" cinches her waist while she exclaims "Oh! Colonel!"
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, vying for his attention. One represents 'suffrage' and the other 'anti-suffrage.' A sign tacked up on the wall behind them says 'Special Session,' as the legislature of Tennessee was meeting at the time to decide upon the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.