Woman Suffrage Postcard

Woman Suffrage Postcard

Description
Suffragists used holidays like Valentine’s Day to promote the cause of “Votes for Women.” This card appeals to men for support for suffrage by suggesting that women respect and love men who support the cause.
The National American Woman Suffrage Association began a postcard campaign in 1910, partly to raise awareness of the cause and partly as a fundraiser. The cards could be funny, serious, or sentimental. Some employed powerful patriotic symbols and logical arguments to make their case for woman’s right to vote.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
associated date
February 12, 1916
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/32 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x .0508 cm
ID Number
1980.0606.047
accession number
1980.0606
catalog number
1980.0606.047
Credit Line
Susan Krebs
subject
Women's Suffrage
Anti-Suffrage
Postcards
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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