Pen use to sign the Woman Suffrage Joint Resolution, 1919

Description
This gold fountain pen was used by both Vice President Thomas Marshall and Speaker of the House Frederick Gillett on June 4, 1919 to sign the Joint Resolution of Congress recommending a constitutional amendment extending the right of suffrage to women. The amendment was ratified in August of 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pen
referenced
Marshall, Thomas R.
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
ID Number
PL*026179
accession number
64601
catalog number
026179
subject
Women's Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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