When not being fanned on the House floor, the legislators were entertained by being taken to luncheons, on country drives, or to motion picture theaters.
After 72 years of effort, "Votes for Women" is no longer a slogan or a distant goal.
Another plunge on the political roller coaster for suffrage forces today. With the final opportunity to ratify the Susan B. Anthony Amendment before the November election drawing near, momentum seems to have shifted back toward the anti-suffrage side.
The suffrage campaign stayed at high intensity today, even though it's Saturday and the Tennessee Legislature won't be back in session until Monday.
There's jubilation in Nashville tonight, as suffragists celebrate a victory in the Tennessee Senate that exceeded even the most optimistic predictions, and bodes well for the final vote in the House on ratification of the proposed 19th Amendment.
The week may have begun badly for suffrage forces, but it looks as if it will end with a victory.
A key, and quite encouraging victory for suffrage forces occurred today, as a motion to postpone a vote on ratifying the Susan B. Anthony Amendment until August 24th was tabled.
Today, Governor Albert Roberts issued a proclamation calling the Tennessee Legislature into special session on August 9th, with a vote on ratification of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment at the top of the list of 139 issues they will be authorized to consider.
48 members of the National Woman's Party were arrested today when they attempted to hold a suffrage rally at the Lafayette Monument in Lafayette Park, across from the White House.
Warren G. Harding has reversed the position he took just yesterday of being unwilling to help in the fight to win ratification of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment in Tennessee.
The already uncertain chances of Tennessee ratifying the Susan B. Anthony (nationwide woman suffrage) Amendment decreased today as Republican Presidential nominee Warren G. Harding said he was not presently willing to get involved in pressuring his fellow party members there to vote "yes."
An American woman has now joined the ranks of licensed aeroplane pilots!
A huge caravan of over 60 decorated automobiles, carrying suffragists and 85,000 signatures on suffrage petitions gathered from citizens of all 48 States, assembled in Hyattsville, Maryland, today.
Pickets from the National Organization for Women were out early and in force today in seven of fourteen cities that were part of a closed-circuit television conference sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Industry Council.
A suffrage victory in New York State on November 2nd now seems assured if the results of today's "Telephone Day" poll are an accurate representation of public sentiment.
Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt don't agree on much - other than that women should have the right to vote - but both are now confident that nationwide woman suffrage is imminent.
"During the time I had WACs under my command they have met every test and task assigned to them ... their contributions in efficiency, skill, spirit and determination are immeasurable."
July 23, 1937: National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Endorses Equal Rights Amendment
The Equal Rights Amendment received the most prestigious organizational approval in its 14-year history today when it was endorsed at the biennial convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
Over a hundred members of the National Woman's Party met with Republican Presidential nominee Warren G. Harding today, and made it clear that the N.W.P. will not settle for mere words from the Senator, but will insist on deeds.
The true beginning of this new campaign actually dates back to February 16, 1921.