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Woman Suffrage Postcard

Woman Suffrage Postcard

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Description
The postcard’s map illustrates the types of local, state, and national suffrage available to women at the time it was printed.
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
date made
1913
associated date
1913
associated institution
National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company Incorporated
associated place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 8.255 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
1979.0939.24
accession number
1979.0939
catalog number
1979.0939.24
Credit Line
Edna L. Stantial
subject
Women's Suffrage
Women's 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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