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36 button

Identifier: Artifact 2013.002
Scope and Contents

Small metal round pin (5/8”) With blue border with white stars and a round white center with a red ‘36’ in the center. The 36 represents the 36th state needed to ratify the 19th amendment (women’s suffrage). Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, NJ (incorporated in 1892). 1 pc.

Dates: 1920

75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage poster

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.071
Scope and Contents

Poster celebrating the 75th anniversary of woman suffrage, 1920-1995. Color 18 x 24”.

Dates: 1995

African American photograph album

Identifier: PC 0102
Scope and Contents Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family...
Dates: 1918 - 1928

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Collection, Knoxville Branch

Identifier: MSC 0310
Scope and Contents The first meeting of the Southern Association of College Women in Knoxville was held in the summer of 1903. In the spring of 1921 the organization affiliated with the American Association of College Women (AAUW) and the first meeting held as the Knoxville Branch of the American Association of College Women was held on May 3, 1921. Records of the organization include folders on the chapter's history and its centennial celebration in 2003; minutes, 1903-1982; membership/dues cards; Study Group...
Dates: 1903 - 2008

Cobblestone Magazine - “Women Get the Vote!” issue

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.010
Scope and Contents

March 2020 issue of Cobblestone Magazine with the theme “Women Get the Vote!” McClung images of Harry T. Burn and Febb Burn used on page 32.

Dates: Publication: 2020

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Identifier: PAS 0077
Scope and Contents

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.) scrapbooks, 1962-64, 1966-67. 2 scrapbooks. Includes snapshots, clippings, programs.

Dates: 1962 - 1967

Florence Crittenton Agency Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0666
Scope and Contents

Records of the Florence Crittenton Agency in Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1970s-1990s. Heavily weeded.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Harry T. Burn Papers

Identifier: MSC 0255
Scope and Contents Includes legal records; material about women’s suffrage, 1920. + One folder of 6 photographs (5 pcs.--one 8x10 has 2 images on it) of Harry T. Burn and a set of files on the CBS television story (The American Parade) featuring Mr. Burn in 1974. 26 photographs of Rockwood, taken by Steinwehr. One box of Harry T. Burn suffrage material, including letter from Mama, telegrams, and related material. Removed from that box and placed in a separate box (Nov....
Dates: 1919 - 1974

Knoxville Association of Women Executives (KAWE) Archives

Identifier: MSC 1029
Scope and Contents

Archives of the Knoxville Association of Women Executives (KAWE). The archives were weeded to remove financial and private information and organized by the members before entering the McClung Collection. Original organization of the material was maintained.

Dates: 1984 - 2019

Lizzie Crozier French Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0136
Scope and Contents Lizzie Crozier French papers and scrapbooks. Folder dated Nov. 20,1885-Aug. 1895 contains the original minutes of the first Ossoli Circle club meeting. The McClung Historical Collection owns a small collection of Lizzie Crozier French material, which includes her involvement with the women's suffrage movement. The collection includes a scrapbook related to suffrage activities, primarily made up of newspaper clippings with some ephemeral items. Many of the clippings are undated and most do...
Dates: 1885 - 1925

Morristown tintypes of young women

Identifier: SPC 2020.009
Scope and Contents

Collection of 14 tintypes of young girls from the Morristown area, most with photographer identification and all but one person identified as well. Possibly all students at some female academy? Images are each about the size of a thumb nail. Each in a paper envelope with photographer’s name stamped on the verso

Dates: 1870-1880

“Suffrage Wins But Faces New Fight,” Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Identifier: Ephemera 1920.001
Scope and Contents

“Suffrage Wins But Faces New Fight,” Cleveland Plain Dealer (August 19, 1920)(newspaper with banner headline for suffrage vote in Tennessee)

Dates: 1920

Woman’s Suffrage pins

Identifier: Artifact 2010.001
Scope and Contents Eight round pinback buttons / pins. Sizes from 1/2” to 1.25” Two with yellow backgrounds say “Votes for Women.” One with blue background and yellow stars says “Votes for Women.” One with blue border, copper or gold mountains and sun with rays says “Votes for Women” and “1915.” Small dark blue pin with gold writing says “Votes for Women 1915.” Pin with gold border and purple (or dark blue), green, and ivory sections says “Votes for Women.” Small dark blue pin with gold lettering says...
Dates: 1915 - 1920

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Grand Opening material. June 3-5, 1999. Includes gifts from Nan Elrod, Alix Dempster, and Mayor Victor Ashe.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.032
Scope and Contents Material from the Grand Opening of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn, June 3-5, 1999. Folder 1: (Via Nan Elrod, Director of Programs, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame . June 17, 1999). Folder includes: one VIP pass in plastic holder, with attached Grand Opening pin; one ticket to WNBA pre-season game, June 3, 1999; one ticket to Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, June 5, 1999; two admission tickets, June 6, 1999; “The Playbook” brochure; “Be A Player!” brochure;...
Dates: 1999