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The foreword of the 1920 Ward-Belmont yearbook, Milestones. This was published after 18 August 1920, when Tennessee became the needed state to ratify the 19th Amendment.

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The Belmont University community celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the vote to ratify the 19th Amendment to the constitution while listening to bell Tower ring 100 times at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 18, 2020.

Tennessee…

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Last Thursday Mrs. Solon Jacobs of Birmingham, Alabama, spoke to the assembled student body on women suffrage. Mrs. Jacobs, who attended Ward Seminary as a girl, is now President of the Women Suffrage League, and one of the foremost leaders in the…

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Photos of the banner going up on the Bell Tower, 1 September 2020.

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On 11 October 2019, Belmont University hosted an event to announce our selection as a 2020 Presidential Debate site. Speakers at the event were Butch Spyridon (CEO of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation); Meghan Hickok (Belmont SGA…

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Lamppost signs advertising Debate 2020 were placed around downtown Nashville in August 2020.

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Belmont's campus is always beautiful, but these photos show the campus lit up at night. The red, white, and blue lights around campus add a special glow.

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Bridgestone Arena (501 Broadway, Nashville) was established in 1996. Today, it is recognized as the home of the Nashville Predators (Nashville's hockey team, named so due to the Smilodon remains found near the location while digging for the arena). …

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Belmont students were offered the unique experience of volunteering for various roles during the debate preparation, as well as during the debate itself. These photos show students who acted as ushers for the very small, limited crowd that were…

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This physical exhibit was on display in the Leu Art Gallery (Lila D. Bunch Library) at Belmont University from 19 August through 20 November 2020.Designing a Democracy explores graphic design through the lens of presidential campaign posters. …

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Doctor Hollinshead gave us a most beneficial and sincere talk on "patriotism" at our last club meeting. He impressed upon us the fact that equal suffrage has given us the right to vote, by which we can use our influence inputting honorable, capable…

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Eva is from Missouri and truly she has to be "shown." She appears to be very quiet but just mention "woman suffrage" and her tongue is loosed. She is ambitious and works hard and the only thing that calls her from her Chemistry is a suffrage…

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Drone shots at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, November 20, 2019.

These photographs show the banner Belmont placed on Freeman Hall (originally known as Friendship Hall, then North Front). Freeman Hall faces Wedgewood Avenue.

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Women are citizens and wish to do their civic duty.
Working women need the ballot to regulate conditions under which they work.
Do working men think that they can protect themselves without the right to vote?
Housekeepers need the ballot to…

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In preparation for the Debate, Belmont University partnered with the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). This partnership allowed for health screening and testing, among other things.

The SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome…

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New York, March 6-- Nearly twice as many persons as left New York for the inauguration of President Wilson are now pouring into this city from Washington, according to the estimates of railroad authorities. The oddity is explained by the estimate of…

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A collection of items produced by Belmont, Hatch Show Print, and other community partners to advertise Debate 2020.

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Photos showing the setup of the tent area for media and satellite trucks in September 2020.

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The 1913 Milady in Brown yearbook (Belmont College for Young Women) was the only year that featured the Equal Suffrage League in the "Club" section. Other yearbooks around this time mention students who are particularly engaged in the Suffrage…

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On Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock Miss Townsend served tea in her studio to some of her friends who were in Nashville as delegates to the Suffrage Convention. Among those present were Miss Martin, of Montana, and Mrs. Townsend and Mrs. Page, of…

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Phil Ponder hands off the Debate 2020 print to John Carney for the Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 28, 2020.

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On 30 October 2019, President Fisher and Vice President of Marketing and Communications John Carney co-hosted a convocation event for students. They discussed the plans for the debate and the impact that it will have on campus and Nashville, as well…

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Belmont University hosts Conversation with Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.), Former Governor Mike Huckabee at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, January 13, 2020. Their conversation was moderated by longtime…
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