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August 9, 1920

The Tennessee Legislature is now in session, with voting on ratification of the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment at the top of its list of priorities! Governor Albert Roberts, who called the session, opened it by asking for quick approval of the amendment, so that women might "share in shaping the
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August 8, 1920

Though the special "suffrage session" of the Tennessee Legislature doesn't open until noon tomorrow, there has been plenty of action in Nashville today. The most promising development is that of the 13 legislators elected on August 5th to fill vacancies in the legislature, 11 have now pledged to vote for
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August 7, 1920

Although suffrage supporters from around the country have been converging on Nashville for nearly a month, the level of excitement and apprehension escalated dramatically today. What all "Votes for Women" advocates hope - and all our opponents fear - may be our final battle has now been officially set to begin day
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August 6, 1918

Despite ALL of last year's convictions of the "Silent Sentinel" White House pickets having been overturned on appeal in March, the authorities are still trying to stifle the National Woman's Party's rights of free speech and peaceful assembly. Forty-eight of the N.W.P.'s members were arrested today when they
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August 5, 1920

In a stunning - and quite welcome - development, Republican Presidential nominee Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio today reversed the position he took just yesterday of being unwilling to help in the fight in Tennessee for ratification of the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He
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August 4, 1920

The already uncertain chances of Tennessee ratifying the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment decreased today as Republican Presidential nominee Warren G. Harding said he was not presently willing to get involved in pressuring his fellow party members there to vote "yes." With only five days left until the
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August 3, 1920

Is Tennessee about to become the 36th and final State needed to ratify the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment? Or will it fail to ratify, and if North Carolina is lost as well, will this month turn out to be a major setback for our cause, ending any chance for millions of women in non-suffrage States to
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August 1, 1911

An American woman has now joined the ranks of licensed aeroplane pilots ! Early this morning, Harriet Quimby earned License #37 from the Aero Club of America, an affiliate of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. This is the first license the Aero Club has issued to a female pilot in its six-year history.
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