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Pen used to sign the Woman Suffrage Joint Resolution, 1919

Pen used to sign the Woman Suffrage Joint Resolution, 1919

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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.
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Object Name
used date
June 4, 1919
June 5, 1919
Marshall, Thomas R.
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Women's Suffrage
Women's History
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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