Woman Suffrage – Geared Towards Upper-Elementary and Middle school, with adjustments for High School.
Exclusive for the 2019-2020 School Year
In honor of the centennial celebration of the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, the Official Committee of the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial has secured funding from the Tennessee legislature for the creation of an additional twenty Woman Suffrage Docsboxes. All 22 Woman Suffrage Docsboxes will be available completely free of charge to teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. Reservations for the Woman Suffrage DocsBoxes will open on September 2, 2019.
For more information about the Committee or to explore more centennial celebration events and programs, please visit the Official Committee of the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial website.
Our Woman Suffrage DocsBox examines Tennessee’s role in the women’s suffrage movement in the early twentieth century through the use of digitized primary sources and reproduction materials. Students will learn about the movement through items such as a reproduction Votes for Women sash, Suffrage buttons, and more. Seven primary source-based activities that examine both sides of Suffrage argument, important key players, propaganda, and the ratification process are included in this DocsBox.
Included in this DocsBox:
- TSLA Primary Sources
- Teacher’s Guide
- Student Worksheets for copies
- 30 Red Roses and 30 Yellow Roses (magnetic)
- 2 “Votes for Women” Button Ribbons
- 1 “Votes for Women Sash”
- Perfect 36 Documentary DVD
- Abby Crawford Milton CD Oral History
DocsBox: Woman Suffrage Calendar
Click here to access request form for reserving the Woman Suffrage DocsBox from the Tennessee State Library and Archives