October 13, 2018 – Community Meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Protecting the Legacy is a project that seeks help from the public to uncover local suffrage stories about Tennessee African American women. We are digitizing family and local history related to African American women’s political history in Tennessee before 1930.

This is an effort to expand the narrative of suffrage, voting, and political activity; and to preserve the contributions and experiences of African American women during this time period.

We are looking for family and community history about: suffrage, voting, political activity, Club and Church women, community work, nurses, teachers, and racial uplift.

Please join us on October 13, 2018 to learn more.

Hosted by the Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 10:00 am
1927 Dandridge Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915

The event is free.


Protecting the Legacy is organized by Chick History and a coalition of partners across Tennessee. We are digitizing family and local history related to African American women’s political history in Tennessee before 1930. This is an effort to expand the narrative of suffrage, voting, and political activity; and to preserve the contributions and experiences of African American women during this time period.

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