Women’s Suffrage: TN and the Passage of the 19th Amendment

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NASHVILLE, TN — In 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, giving all American women the right to vote  thanks to countless Tennessee women who fought and battled to secure ratification.

To memorialize this moment in American history, the nonprofit Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument consisting of  President  Yvonne Wood, and members Alma Sanford, Jacque Hillman, Janis Sontany, Linda Knight,  Paula Casey,  Patricia Pierce and Rosetta Miller Perry, commissioned  renowned Nashville sculptor Alan LeQuire, to create a sculpture to commemorate the importance of T...

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