Woman Suffrage Stamp, 1915

Description
This stamp was manufactured by the “New Jersey Next” Campaign Committee of New York Suffragists to show support for and raise awareness of the woman’s suffrage movement in New Jersey. Women had the right to vote in New Jersey from 1776 to 1807, provided they held a certain amount of property. In 1807 that right was explicitly rescinded. Women did not regain the vote in New Jersey until the 19th amendment was ratified in 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stamp
associated institution
National Woman's Party
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/32 in; 8.89 cm x 8.255 cm x .0508 cm
associated place
United States: New Jersey
United States: New York
ID Number
PL*257500.24
catalog number
257500.24
accession number
257500
subject
Women's Suffrage
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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