In this political cartoon, the 1920 presidential candidates, Governor James M. Cox and Senator Warren G. Harding, both of Ohio, wait outside the closed door of the Tennessee Legislature. Cox is ready to offer bonbons for the "fair Lady Voter from an admirer," while Harding holds a large bouquet of flowers "to Miss Suffrage with love." Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
This political cartoon illustrates the constitutional controversy that ensued after the Tennessee legislature ratified the 19th Amendment. A teacher with a desk labeled "National Woman Suffrage" has her partially eaten apple, labeled "Ratification," stolen by a misbehaving boy from Tennessee, who exclaims, "I didn't give it to ya ta keep!" Behind the teacher, there is a Roll of Honor of the 36 states who had ratified the 19th Amendment on which number 36, Tennessee, is crossed out. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
This political cartoon shows a donkey, representing the Democratic Tennessee Legislature, and Columbia, representing women, struggling over suffrage. The donkey exclaims, "Wait a minute - Let me see that again!" Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
Scrapbook page containing a photo of Anti-suffragists with a Confederate veteran at their headquarters at the Hermitage Hotel in August 1920. The caption reads: "Truth crushed to the Earth will rise again" - is illustrated in this lovely picture of Mrs. Jas. S Pinkard, President General of the Southern Women's League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, who as grand-niece of John C. Calhoun - unfurls the Confederate flag as emblematical of Southern States Rights fight for the defeat of the Federal Amendment; to her left sits the veteran who "fought and bled" for Tennessee's States Rights; standing to his left, holding the flag of the Union, is Miss Josephine A. Pearson, Pres. of the Tenn. Division of the Southern Women's Rejection League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, who led the fight in Tennessee which became the BattleGround of the nation. August 1920.
Photo from scrapbook with caption that reads: Front or Outer office of Anti-Ratification Headquarters, Hotel Hermitage, Mrs. Morgan Brown, Executive Chairman, standing at the Entrance. Seated is a (relay?) of many prominent Nashville women, who faithfully served their state in detachments, day and night, during August 1920. Standing in the rear at the Entrance to the inner office of the President and Vice-President, Miss Josephine A. Pearson and Mrs. George A. Washington, respectively; is Mrs. Jas. Pinkard, President General of the Southern Women's League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment. To her right, in the center, is Miss Charlotte Raine, field Speaker of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage; near her to the right, is Mrs. Aspy of Boston, Field Organizer of the National Association.
This photograph from the "Ratification Issue" of the Nashville Tennessean shows the Senate chamber at the moment that clerk counted the historic vote on women's suffrage. With this vote, Tennessee became the 36th and deciding state to approve the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote.
The cover of sheet music to a popular romantic song in which a young man tries to convince a girl to visit his family in Nashville, Tennessee. The cover shows the couple hurrying to make the train to Nashville.
This document is a map, circa 1800, of places referred to by John Sevier in East Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Georgia. It is found in the frontpiece of "Ramsey's Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century".