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The Museum Project
The Suffrage Coalition has spent decades locating and preserving the history of Tennessee woman suffrage. The posters, postcards, letters and artifacts bring to life the passions on both sides.
Why Tennessee Woman Suffrage Needs a Home of its Own
All their sacrifice and enormous contribution to making ours a “more perfect union” was nearly forgotten by all but a few scholars.
We need to celebrate the sacrifice and achievements of all suffragists in all the Grand Regions, but the final victory story is deeply rooted in East Tennessee.
Rosalie Jones (who became known as General Jones) made her mark on the suffrage movement by leading hundreds of women on long marches to deliver petitions and raise awareness of the suffrage cause. One particularly grueling march took them 13 days, through atrocious...
Susan B. Anthony’s arrest and trial In the months and years that followed the Civil War, changes to our Constitution were made to ensure that slavery would no longer be tolerated in any State. The 13th Amendment (1867) ensured the freedom of both male and female...
--October 1915 Parade October of 1915 brought to the streets of NYC one of the most important parades in support of woman suffrage. For a day, attention turned away from the ongoing world war and toward the long struggle here for equality for more than half its...
Learn about Suffrage History and the Women’s Right to Vote in Tennessee
The Perfect 36 Circle was formed to provide insight, feedback, advice, and assistance to ensure this project moves forward efficiently and addresses the legitimate concerns of all those who care about history and the woman suffrage history in particular.