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Harry T. Burn Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1539
Abstract This scrapbook consists primarily of clippings from such Tennessee newspapers as the Chattanooga News, the Knoxville Sentinel, the Nashville Tennessean, and the Memphis Press documenting Harry T. Burn's decisive vote to ratify the 19th (women's suffrage) Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Many of these articles discuss the significant influence of Burn's mother and fiancée on his ultimate decision. Also included are several notes and articles published in The Woman Citizen on the same...
Dates: 1920-1946

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  • Subject: United States -- Politics and government -- 1919-1933. X
  • Subject: Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History. X