Woman Suffrage Flag


The stars on this handmade flag represent the four states in which women could vote by 1900: Wyoming (1890), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), and Idaho (1896). Suffrage groups often produced flags, postcards and buttons with the number of stars corresponding to the states in which women had the vote as a way to keep track of progress towards and make the public aware of the status of women’s suffrage.

Date Made: ca 1900Associated Date: 1900

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: Women's HistoryWomen's Suffrage


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


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Credit Line: Mrs. Douglas Reinicker

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.238995.02Catalog Number: 238995.02Accession Number: 238995

Object Name: pillow casepillowcase

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 19 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 50.165 cm x 34.29 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-813b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_534699

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