Woman Suffrage Button

Woman Suffrage Button

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Description
Button worn by supporters of woman suffrage.
The ten stars represent the number of states in which women had full suffrage at the time it was made -- Wyoming (1869), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), Idaho (1896), Washington (1910), California (1911), Kansas, Oregon and Arizona (all 1912), and Montana (1914).
“Votes for Women” was one of the most popular and recognizable slogans used by members of the woman’s suffrage movement.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
Physical Description
black (overall color)
gold (overall color)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
PL.242991.181
catalog number
242991.181
accession number
242991
Credit Line
Library of Congress
subject
Women's Suffrage
Women's Rights
See more items in
Political and Military History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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