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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…

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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…

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The main headline on the front page is "Suffrage Battle is Won! Tennessee Ratifies Today/ 25 Million Women Are Given Ballot" The paper features photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony.

The primary article…

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The main headline for this issue is "Tennessee Ratifies Suffrage Amendment/Seventeen Million Women of Country Granted Right to Vote for President in November Election by Action Today." Two different stories follow:
"Motion Made to Reconsider/ Will…

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Above the masthead of the Lewiston Evening Journal is the large headline "Ratification of Suffrage Completed." There are three articles on the front page about the passage of the federal suffrage amendment:
"Tennessee House Votes for Federal…