Definition and Mission: An inclusive, non-partisan alliance honoring the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement focused on the Tennessee and Johnson City stories. Our objectives are to educate our community and celebrate the winning of Women’s franchise.
Click link below to view Johnson City Press article published February 4, 2020:
Linda Good discusses the Coalition's mission to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage and celebrate the women who fought for the right to vote. Aired on Daytime Tri-Cities February 6, 2020.
To view the WJHL segment on the Johnson City Suffrage Coalition's plans to honor the history of local women who participated in the suffrage movement click the following link: wjhl.com
Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration members perform a brief skit at the Johnson City Commission meeting Thursday October 3rd at City Hall.
Click here to view the Daytime Tri-Cities interview with Ellen Elmes which aired on September 15, 2020.
Our thanks to photographer Larry Smith for this photo, depicting the duo of Ellen and Don
as they began installation of the mural. The Coalition presented the mural to the community
in a brief ceremony on November 1, 2020.
Click here to view an interview with Linda Good that aired on October 27, 2020 on Daytime Tri-Cities .
Click to read the Johnson City Press article about the November 1, 2020 Mural reveal ceremony.
Also visit the Library of Congress for the "19 Stories for 19 Days to the 19th Amendment" collection of stories, artwork, and links to social media. Visit at https://www.loc.gov
View the two Mayoral Proclamations recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment and proclaiming August 18, 2019 - August 18, 2020 the Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration,