Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Anne Dallas Dudley
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 108.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Women. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission, and the Women's Suffrage series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1916.
Location. 36° 8.793′ N, 86° 48.567′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on West End Avenue (Tennessee Route 1) near 26th Ave, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); Cockrill Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (about 600 Natchez Trace (about 600 feet away); Vanderbilt Memorial Gymnasium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Private Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); United Nations Visit To Nashville (approx. 0.2 miles away); All the Park's a Stage (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Also see . . . National Women's Hall of Fame entry for Anne Dallas Dudley. (Submitted on January 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
1. Anne Dallas Dudley (1876-1955)
Suffragist and civic leader Anne Dallas Dudley was a leader in the movement to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution that gave American women the right to vote. A socially prominent wife and mother in Nashville, Anne Dudley organized the Nashville Equal Suffrage League in 1911, became president of the Tennessee League and a vice-president of the national organization. A woman of great charm and political skill, she and her organization spear-headed the successful campaign to make Tennessee the "perfect 36", the state to cast the deciding vote for the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Following the ratification, Mrs. Dudley was the first woman delegate-at-large to the National Democratic Convention. In both World Wars, she served on the National Board of Relief
Source: Nashville Public Library
— Submitted January 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
Additional keywords. women's suffrage
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 4,909 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. 4. submitted on October 14, 2020. 5. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.