Save the Date!
The 2023 Febb Burn Annual Banquet date is set! Join us on August 18, 2023 – the anniversary of the Tennessee Women’s Right to Vote – for the 2023 Febb Burn Annual Banquet held at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Knoxville.
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.
July was the month the world of women began to change forever. It is hard to believe that for centuries before July of 1848, women had been, with rare exception, treated as the property of the men in their lives, incapable of serious thinking, unworthy of...
Seventy-one years after the Seneca Falls Convention, on May 21, 1919, the House of Representatives finally approved the Susan B. Anthony Amendment. The Senate followed on June 4, 1919. Congress had finally approved the 19th Amendment and sent it to the states,...
After the passage of woman suffrage amendments by western states, the national suffrage movement floundered. It was Alice Paul that gave the national suffrage movement a new burst of energy. By drawing attention to the inequality of American women with...
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.