Woman Suffrage Bluebird Sign

Description
This tin blue bird sign was issued by the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association to support a 1915 state referendum to give Massachusetts women the vote. On July 19, 1915, “Suffrage Blue Bird Day,” approximately 100,000 blue birds were pinned up around the state. The Massachusetts referendum failed. Massachusetts women did not gain the vote in until the 19th amendment was ratified in 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
associated date
1915-11-02
associated institution
Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
orange (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 4 in; 30.48 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
PL*242991.260
catalog number
242991.260
accession number
242991
Credit Line
Transfer from Library of Congress
subject
Women's Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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