Saturday, July 30, 2005

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suffragettes_b, originally uploaded by betsyanne.

Another plaque depicts a lone woman making a speech for women's suffrage. Notice the men all around.

Many Tennesseans remember the story of the close vote for equality here. One man made the difference in the voting, because women's suffrage won here by only one vote.

Some say that lawmaker's mother told him of the dire consequences if suffrage didn't get voted in that day.

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