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Women -- Suffrage

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

Abby Crawford Milton Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0598
Scope and Contents Abby Crawford Milton Papers--include family material, some suffrage and temperance material. Originally recd. in 13 boxes (now in 11 boxes): 1. Abby Milton--her books, scrapbooks, clippings, certificates, 100th birthday. Boxes 2&3 contained oversize ca. WWII scrapbook and flat package of Q photographs were removed from their boxes. 4. Frances Milton Walker watercolor sketchbooks. 5. Milton Papers, 1880s-1940s. Scrapbooks-Mss. vols. VII. 6. Milton Family correspondence, 1890s-1940s. 7....
Dates: 1880-1990

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

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

Lizzie Crozier French biographical sketch (ca. 1890s).

Identifier: MM.1987.029
Scope and Contents

Biographical sketch on the life of Lizzie Crozier French, Knoxville, Tenn. Primarily about her work with women’s causes. 14 handwritten pages. Unsigned. Ca. late 1890s.

Dates: 1890-1900

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

Mrs. Hugh L. White Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0216
Scope and Contents The Mrs. Hugh L. White Papers consist of six boxes of journals, correspondence, 1881-1929, ephemera, clippings, financial statements, and photographs. Correspondents include Mr. Hugh L. (Bud) White, Mrs. Hugh L. White (maiden name Eliza Shaut), Mrs. E. M. (Nellie) Dunham, Hugh L. White, Jr., Jane White, Elizabeth White, Wallace [Pinson?], Lillian Dodge Godfrey and others. Subjects include some mention of women’s suffrage but the papers are primarily personal in nature. One undated, unsigned...
Dates: 1881-1929

Ossoli Circle scrapbook on the 75th anniversary of women’s suffrage and the Tennessee Suffrage Woman’s Memorial, 2006. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0087
Scope and Contents Ossoli Circle scrapbook on the 75th anniversary of women’s suffrage and the Tennessee Suffrage Woman’s Memorial (in Market Square, Knoxville, Tenn.) , 2006. (scrapbooks). Includes photographs, clippings, printed material, cloth sash with ‘Vote for Women’ on it. Inside cover contains several autographs and comments. Scrapbook compiled by Wanda Sobieski and given to Ossoli Circle. (Cloth sash not in box 6/2018). Also included: invitation to GFWC Ossoli Circle’s 125th anniversary celebration...
Dates: 2006

“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