Pen used to sign the ratification of the 19th Amendment, 1920

Pen used to sign the ratification of the 19th Amendment, 1920

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Pen used by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby to sign the certificate of ratification of the 19th amendment on August 26, 1920, giving women the right to vote.
Object Name
pen
maker
Eagle Pencil Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
metal (point material)
wood (body material)
Measurements
overall approx.: 5 in; 12.7 cm
ID Number
PL.030858
catalog number
30858
accession number
66218
subject
Women's Suffrage
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Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Exhibition
Creating Icons
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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