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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…

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…

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…

At the chapel service Monday morning, November 16, we had the unusual pleasure of hearing Rosalie Jones, better known as General Jones, of New York City.
Miss Jones spoke of her delight in speaking to a body of students, and of the fact that the…

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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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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The women didn't vote in Sodom and Gomorrah,
No suffrage rights had they;
And this ought to fill the anti-suffs with horrah,
Where are them towns today?

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Is it unpatriotic to criticize the proposed Peace Plan and League of Nations?
What do you think of Senator Borah from Idaho, who refused President Wilson's invitation to dine with him and the Committee on Foreign Relations next Tuesday so they could…

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Instead of the regular Sunday-school services last Sunday week, Ward-Belmont listened to lectures by three noted speakers from the Suffragist Convention.
Miss Mary Johnson, the author, gave a very optimistic talk in which she told of the three great…

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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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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.

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.


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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…

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.

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…

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…

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

In the summer of 2020 The Unity Flag Project creatives from all over the United States of America were invited to create a Unity Flag in order to promote empathy for bipartisanship in a time of political unrest. These flags represent a unification of…
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