Pen used to sign the Woman Suffrage Joint Resolution, 1919


This gold fountain pen was used by both Vice President Thomas Marshall and Speaker of the House Frederick Gillett on June 4, 1919 to sign the Joint Resolution of Congress recommending a constitutional amendment extending the right of suffrage to women. The amendment was ratified in August of 1920.

Used Date: June 4, 1919June 5, 1919

Referenced: Marshall, Thomas R.

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: Women's SuffrageWomen's HistoryGovernment


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Woman Suffrage


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Credit Line: National American Woman Suffrage Association

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.026179Accession Number: 64601Catalog Number: 026179

Object Name: pen

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm


Record Id: nmah_1096540

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