Woman Suffrage Postcard

Description
Invoking the American Revolution through the slogan, “No Taxation without Representation,” the postcard argues that America is now doing the same thing that it rebelled against by denying representation through voting to tax-paying women.
The National American Woman Suffrage Association began a postcard campaign in 1910, partly to raise awareness of the cause and partly as a fundraiser. The cards could be funny, serious, or sentimental. Some employed powerful patriotic symbols and logical arguments to make their case for woman’s right to vote.
Location
Currently not on view
associated date
1915-04-12
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
1980.0606.001
accession number
1980.0606
catalog number
1980.0606.001
subject
Women's Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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