On August 18, 1920, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the ratification resolution for the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, giving the amendment the 36th — and final — state necessary for ratification.
On August 26, 1920, all women gained the right to vote, thanks to the actions of the Volunteer State.
Welcome Message from First Lady Maria Lee
A joint pop-up exhibition project by The Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee State Museum project designed to foster local history and bring Tennessee communities together in commemoration of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial in 2020. Click to learn more and reserve your copy of the exhibition today.
Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Events
Events celebrating the Woman Suffrage Centennial will be going on for the next year all over Tennessee. Featured and upcoming events are listed here, and a full Calendar is available.
Official Merchandise for the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial
Purchase official merchandise from our official online store. All proceeds benefit the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebration.