Woman Suffrage Postcard

Description
Suffragist used holidays like Valentine’s Day to promote the cause of “Votes for 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
Object Name
postcard
associated date
1921-02-12
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/32 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x .0508 cm
ID Number
1980.0606.048
accession number
1980.0606
catalog number
1980.0606.048
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

Comments

Add a comment about this object