Woman Suffrage Objection Banner

Description
One half of a set of Woman Suffrage Objection and Answer Banners. This banner was used in White House pickets supporting woman’s suffrage.
These banners took some of what suffragists considered the most ridiculous objections to woman suffrage and pointed out their folly using disarming humor. This set paired the Objection, "It would make women less attractive to men" with the Answer "If to be attractive means to be silly and irresponsible Yes. It depends on what you like."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
banner
associated institution
National Woman's Party
associated person
Paul, Alice
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 21 3/4 in x 27 5/8 in; 55.245 cm x 70.1675 cm
associated place
United States
ID Number
1987.0165.144
catalog number
1987.0165.144
accession number
1987.0165
subject
Women's Suffrage
Women's Rights
Government, Politics, and Reform
Equal Rights Amendment
Voting Rights
Woman Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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