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PERI-1920-01a cover Life Magazine 1920-1028.jpg
The cover features a drawing by Charles Dana Gibson entitled "Congratulations." In it, Lady Liberty shakes hands with a woman holding a ballot, congratulating her on winning the right to vote.

Life Magazine, Inc. was founded by John Ames Mitchell…

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Vanderlip admits to a mistake in a previous letter to the local branches regarding a meeting concerning the celebration of the federal suffrage amendment. Instead, she encourages them to celebrate within their own districts and spread the word to…

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This issue contains the article: "Suffrage Wins Colby is Told / Tennessee Governor Certifies the Adoption of the Amendment."

Short piece on the front page about the ratification by the Tennessee legislature of the federal suffrage amendment. The…

PERI-1920-04a The Los Angeles Times above.jpg
This issue contains the article: "Suffrage is in Danger / House in Tennessee postpones action/ North Carolina Senators Decide to Set the Matter Over Until 1921 / Supporters are Blaming the 'Weak-Kneed' Members for this Result."

The article refers…

PERI-1920-05a The Courier-Journal above.jpg
This issue contains the article: "Vote Delayed On Suffrage / Tennessee house Adjourns Unexpectedly with Both Sides Claiming Victory / Validity Also Target."
In Tennessee, the lower House of the Tennessee legislature adjourned after three hours of…

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This issue contains the article: "Tennessee Vote Last Suffrage Chance for Year / Final action, Probable Today, Prevented Yesterday by Unexpected Adjournment / Winning Side Likely to Get at Least 50 votes / North Carolina Senate Postpones Settlement…

PERI-1920-03a Dallas Morning News 1920-0818.jpg
This issue of the Dallas Morning News contains the article, "Suffragist Hopes Gone Glimmering / Only Miracle Seems Able to save Situation in Tennessee Legislature"

The author asserts that with North Carolina Senate postponing a vote on the…

PERI-1920-07a The Sun and New York Herald above.jpg
This issue includes the articles:
"Suffs Set back in Two States/ North Carolina Senate Votes to Defer Matter until Session of 1921/ Tennessee is Wavering/Adjournment of Lower House Prevents Final Action and Antis Claim Victory"

This article…

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The large headline on the front page of the Boston Herald is "North Carolina puts suffrage over a year; Tennessee Acts Today."

"Enemies Force Adjournment at Nashville/ Claim Vote of 53 to 44 on Motion Shows Stand on Ratification/ Raleigh…