Woman Suffrage Bluebird Sign


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.

Date Made: 1915Associated Date: November 2, 1915

Associated Institution: Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityMade At: United States: New York, New York CityAssociated Place: United States: Massachusetts

General Subject Association: Women's Suffrage


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, Woman Suffrage

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Library of Congress

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.242991.260Catalog Number: 242991.260Accession Number: 242991

Object Name: signboardsign, tinsign

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b67a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_508085

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