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Between 1870 and 1945, Tennesseans struggled to find ways forward through economic upheavals, social changes, and international conflicts. Featured artifacts document the tremendous changes that occurred in how people lived and worked. Exhibits highlight how African Americans resisted segregation and disenfranchisement, and Tennessee women fought for the right to vote. Learn how Tennesseans shared the nation’s challenges in World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II and see artifacts such as World War I hero Alvin C. York’s Medal of Honor.