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August 1920


The New York Times, August 2, 1920 – The National Woman's Party announces that the chairman of the Republican Committee of Tennessee has sent a letter to the Republican members of the Tennessee Legislature asking them to support the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping


The New York Times, August 3, 1920 – Sue White, Tennessee Chairman of the National Woman’s Party, is making a strong drive to secure the needed votes in Tennessee. Alice Paul is expected to go to Nashville just before the Legislature meets on August 9. read clipping


The New York Times, August 4, 1920 – Front Page – The National Woman’s Party provides Democratic presidential nominee James M. Cox with a report of the prospective votes in Tennessee and asks him for additional help to get suffrage ratified. read clipping


The New York Times, August 5, 1920 – Warren G. Harding, the Republican nominee for President, says he cannot specifically tell the legislators in Tennessee to ratify the Suffrage Amendment. Carrie Chapman Catt has been making several speeches in Tennessee and says ratification is in jeopardy. She appeals to both presidential candidates for help convincing the members of their party. read clipping


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