Mary Morgan Ketchel

Mary Morgan Blackburn Ketchel feels particularly connected to the women’s suffrage movement. She was able to exercise her right to vote for her own mother to become the first woman elected to Congress, and then to the Senate, in her home state of Tennessee. Women gained the hard-fought right to vote just 100 years ago. The suffragists were mothers and daughters who changed history for mothers and daughters. She hopes Camilla Can Vote tells this amazing story to as many little girls as she can reach.

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Camilla Can Vote

Camilla Can Vote

Marsha Blackburn & Mary Morgan Ketchel

The first woman elected as U.S. Senator from her state pens a lovely children’s book with her daughter about the Suffrage movement to celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Camilla’s class trip to the history museum proved to be both instructive and enlightening when Camilla is transported back to August 18, 1920. […]

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