Suffrage; Correspondence; Political participation; Families;
Seven page letter from Febb Ensminger Burn of Niota, Tennessee (Mrs. James L. Burn) to her son Harry T. Burn, urging him to vote for ratification. August 1920. He credits the influence of his mother for changing his vote to support female...
Letter from Harry T. Burn, Bank of Niota, Niota, TN, to Mrs. Crozier French. September 18, 1920. Expresses thanks for the banquet ticket, he plans to come but his mother cannot attend. Lizzie Crozier French Papers.
Correspondence; Politicians; Political elections; Women's rights;
Letter from Harry H. Hannah, Candidate for Governor, Nashville, TN, to Mrs. L. Crozier French. Re: his past support of women's interests, request for support. March 14, 1922. Lizzie Crozier French Papers.
Correspondence; Politicians; Political elections; Women's rights; Education;
Letter from Harry H. Hannah, Candidate for Governor, Nashville, TN, to Mrs. L. Crozier French. Re: gratitude for support, welcomes her input on education matters. March 29, 1922. Lizzie Crozier French Papers.
Harry T. Burn (1895-1977). From Niota, TN. He represented McMinn County in the Tennessee House of Representatives. His "yes' vote, encouraged by a letter from his mother, broke a tie and caused Tennessee to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment. ...
Mrs. L.S. Robinson, Harry Burn, Public Interest League of Mass., suffrage, politics, telegrams
Aug 19, 1920 telegram misaddressed to Harry Bains [Burn] from Mrs. L.S. Robinson,Boston, Mass, President, Pub[lic] Interest League of Mass. Urging Harry Burn to vote against ratification of the 19th Amendment.
The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings and ephemera concerning women's groups involved in the fight for suffrage at the Knoxville and state levels, as well as other women's issues such as temperance. Each of the fragile items in this scrapbook...
Lizzie Crozier French Scrapbook, p. 12 a-1. Newspaper clipping: Suffrage Victory Is Celebrated; Women give Banquet To Solons Who Were Ratification Boosters. Sentinel. September 22, 1920. Continued on p. 12 a-2.