Woman Suffrage Button

Description
Button worn by supporters of woman suffrage.
The four stars represent the number of states in which women had full suffrage at the time it was made. The first four states to extend suffrage to women were Wyoming (1869), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), and Idaho (1896).
"Votes for Women" was one of the most popular and recognizable slogans used by members of the woman’s suffrage movement.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1910
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 3/4 in x 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm x .635 cm x 2.22306 cm
ID Number
PL.242991.051
accession number
242991
catalog number
242991.051
subject
Women's Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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