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Brief article summarizing some of the issues addressed during the 1913 National American Woman Suffrage Association convention, including the creation of a suffrage publishing house, moving the headquarters from New York to Washington, D.C., and the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…