Juno Frankie Pierce
Juno Frankie Pierce, also known as Frankie Pierce or J. Frankie Pierce (1864-1954), was an African-American suffragist. She also opened the Tennessee Vocational School for Colored Girls in 1923, and served as its superintendent until 1939. The school continued to operate until 1979. Pierce also addressed the May 1920 state suffrage convention in Tennessee.
On August 26, 2016, as part of Women's Equality Day, a monument by Alan LeQuire was unveiled in Centennial Park in Nashville, featuring depictions of Pierce, Carrie Chapman Catt, Anne Dallas Dudley, Abby Crawford Milton, and Sue Shelton White.
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